Recipe finder

Recipe Finder
Follow us : Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus
You are here: Home» Recipes» Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi

A light dish made with sago or sabudana, spiced lightly. Usually eaten most during the festival of Navaratri.

Sabudana Khichdi Sabudana Khichdi

Chef's Name

: Niru Gupta

Recipe Servings

: 4

Recipe Cook Time

: 15 minutes after soaking and draining the sago

Recipe Rating

Add to CookBook


  • 1 cup sabudana (sago)

    1/2 cup peanuts, shelled, roasted, coarsely pounded

    2 Tbsp ghee

    1 tsp zeera (cumin seeds)

    3-4 sabut lal Mirch (whole dried red pepper)

    1 sprig kadhi patta (curry leaves)

    2 tsp or to taste sendha Namak (white rock salt)

    1 tsp chilli powder

    1 Tbsp hara dhania (coriander leaves)

    1 tsp green chillies, chopped

    1 Tbsp lemon juice


Wash Saboodana till water clears. Soak in water to about 3 cm/ 1 1/2" above it, for about an hour.

Drain in a colander, then spread over a thick cloth for about 1hour. It is important for the water to drain out very well, as other wise when cooked, the saboodana will stick together in lumps.

Mix saboodana, peanuts, salt, and chilli powder very well, so that it is coated well with this mixture.

Heat the ghee and add zeera, lal mirch and kadhi patta. When mirch darkens a bit, add saboodana mixture and turn around over low heat till cooked through. Takes a couple of minutes.

Take it off the heat, add the lemon juice and mix well.

Serve garnished with the hara dhania and the green chillies.

Key Ingredients: Coriander Leaves, Rock Salt, Curry Leaves, Cumin Seeds, Peanuts, Green Chillies, Tapioca





  • Navratri Special: 10 recipes you must try

    Navratri Special: 10 recipes you must try

    Goddess Durga ornamented with kumkum, bangles, flowers, and jeweled attires; mor ...
  • Mushroom and Pepper Chilli

    Mushroom and Pepper Chilli

    A great recipe to impress your guests. Mushroom, kidney beans, bell peppers and ...
  • Green Rice

    Green Rice

    A delightful rice dish with the green goodness of loves, spring onions, jalapeno ...
  • Aloo ki Kadhi

    Aloo ki Kadhi

    A light and lovely curry made with potatoes, chillies and singhare ka atta. A gr ...
  • Jhatpat Paalak

    Jhatpat Paalak

    A quick recipe that can be made in minutes! Spinach, cream and mild spices come ...