Saturday, 5 October 2013

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi, a very popular dish specially made during fasting days like Navratri, Shravan, Mahashivratri, janmashtami or Ekadashi.It is usually prepared in western parts of India especially in Gujarat & Maharashtra.

Sabudana Khichdi

This dish is made of sabudana (sago).Sabudana cooked with potatoes & crushed peanuts, make the dish delicious. It is very simple to make & good in taste, it is widely used as breakfast, snacks & available as street food also.

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana khichdi has a high energy content, so helpful during fasting. The chewy Sago coated with nutty peanut powder, the slight sweet-spicy combo  from sugar & green chillies, a light tanginess from the lemon & abundant of freshness of coriander leaves makes for a satisfying meal.


1 cup sabudana (sago)
1/2 cup  peanuts
2 potatoes boiled, peeled & chopped
2 green chilies chopped
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
3/4 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste


1. Wash sabudana 4-5 times, then soak in 3/4 cup of water for 4-5 hours
     or till it  become soft & fluffy.

2. Roast peanuts on a hot griddle, peel off the skin & then grind coarsely. 

3. Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, when cumin seeds crackle, add
    chopped green 
chilies. Stir for few seconds.

4. Add sago, salt & stir well. cook on medium flame for 4- 5 minutes or
    until transparent & soft.

5. Now add cubed potatoes, sugar & stir for 1-2 mins.

6. Add crushed peanuts, chopped coriander leaves & mix well.

7. Lastly add lemon juice & toss well. Garnish with chopped coriander

8. Serve hot with yogurt or coriander chutney.

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