Saturday, 27 September 2014

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi
(Sago Khichdi)

Sabudana Khichdi is a very popular and healthy recipe prepared during fasting days. Sabudana has a high energy content, so helpful during fasting. The best part about sabudana khichdi is, it is very easy to digest and light on stomach. 

It is typically prepared in parts of western India, also available as street food and is widely eaten throughout the year. It is a one of most preferred, delicious Indian breakfast and snacks dish. 

It is easy to prepare and main ingredients are sago, potatoes, peanuts, green chili, salt, cumin seeds, coriander leaves etc.

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi


1 cup sabudana (sago)

2 medium size potatoes
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
2 green chili chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp sugar 
1/2 tsp lemon juice 
1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped 
1 tbsp oil
Water as required
Rock salt to taste


1. Wash and soak sabudana in 3/4 cup of water for 4-5 hours.

2. After 4-5 hours all water should have got absorbed by sago and it will be soft
    and fluffy.

3. Boil potatoes then peel, cube it and keep aside.

4. Grind peanuts to a fine powder. 

5. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds when they crackle add green chilies and
    potatoes, saute for 1-2 mins.

6. Now add sabudana, salt and mix well. keep  it on medium flame for 4- 5 mins
    until sabudana become transparent and soft. 

7. If you think sabudanas are little dry, then sprinkle some water and stir.

8. lastly add peanut powder, lemon juice, suger and stir well for 1-2 mins.

9. Garnish sabudana khichdi with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Sabudana Khichdi


1. You might use amount of peanuts preferable to you.

2. Use rock salt during fasting.

3. Do not soak sabudana in more water. Otherwise it becomes gooey.

4. For sabudana khicdi mustard seeds, red chili powder, curry leaves, ginger,
    turmeric powder are optional. Use them according to your choice.

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  1. Looks healthy and nutritious! Nice pictures. And thanks for stopping by my blog.:)

  2. All time favorite.. Looks yummy dear..

  3. This looks awesome Sudha.. Sabudana is all time favourite with my family.. :)

  4. My fav kichadi looks yum:-)