Sabudana Khichdi





Before we look into those yummy recipes, let us first understand why Sabudana or Sago is preferred so much while fasting?  The tiny white balls are quick energy boosters which give us an instant source of energy which is much needed during the fast.  Also after a day log fast, consumption of sabudana in any form whether as soups, khichdi, kheer or smoothies results in easy digestion. So next time – when someone asks you, why a lot of people prefer Sabudano or Sago during or after fast we are sure you have an answer.


Ingredients :

Sabudana (Sago)                        - 1 cup

Potato (Medium)                         - 1 (boiled and cut into cubes)

Peanut (palli)                              - 3 spoons fried and grounded

Cumin Seeds (Jeera)                 - 1 spoon

Green Chilli                                - 2

Ghee                                          - 2 spoon

Salt to taste

Sugar to enhance the taste

Coriander to garnish


Preparation :

* Soak 1 cup of Sabudana for about 3 hours in Water. Later drain the excess water and rest the sabudana balls for 25 - 30 minutes.

* Heat pan and add ghee. Add chilli and cumin seeds and saute well. Now add the boiled potato and continue to saute.

* Later add the soaked sabudana, grounded peanuts, sugar and salt and mix gently.

* Cover the khichdi with lid for about 4 - 5 minutes and serve with garnished coriander.