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Today Sama Pancham(Rishi Panchami)

Today 20 Saptember is Sama Pancham and Rishi Panchami.This Festival is Celebration in all indian Hindus.

About Sama Pancham

Today Sama Pancham is a unique ritual observed mainly in Gujarat in the Bhadrapad Month (August – September). Women and farmers observe certain rituals onToday. . On the Sama Pancham Today, people cook and eat only Sama grains. The ritual is observed on the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in Bhadrapad Month. Today, farmers and people associated with agricultural activities cook and eat Sama – the seeds that a kind of wild grass.
Women observe on the day rituals associated with Rushi Pancham. Some women avoid performing religious rituals on the day and indulge in singing of bhajans. 

Today Sama Pancham Recipes-Gajar Ka Zarda

Rice 1/2 kg
Sugar 1/2 kg
Green cardamom 6
Ghee 1/2 cup
Carrots (peeled and grated) 250 gm
Yogurt 1 tbsp
Salt 1/2 tsp
Almonds sliced 2 tbsp
Pistachio sliced 2 tbsp
Coconut sliced 3 tbsp


Boil rice with salt in water till tender.
Heat ghee in a pan, add crushed green cardamoms, sugar and 1/2 cup water, cook till sugar is dissolved.
Add in yogurt, mix and add in boiled rice.
Cover and cook till sugar syrup nearly dries.
Add grated carrots, mix well.
Cover and leave it on low flame for 15 minutes.
Remove in a platter and garnish with sliced almonds, pistachio and sliced coconut.

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