Oil-Free Sago Kichidi

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Total Time:
2-2.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup sago, dry
  • 1 cup roasted peeled peanuts, crushed or powdered
  • 3-4 green chillies, chopped
  • 3 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp sugar (optional)
  • salt as per taste
  • 1.5 tsp lime juice

How to Make Oil-Free Sago Kichidi

  • Wash sago gently. Remove excess water. Keep aside for 1 hour.
  • Loosen the sago and break lumps with figures. Sprinkle a handful of water. Keep aside for 1 hour. Loosen as before.
  • Take in a mixing bowl. Add all ingredients except the coriander leaves. Mix well with hands or wooden spatula.
  • Just before serving, put in a non-stick pan and cook till the grain is softened and translucent.
  • Alternatively, microwave for 30 seconds, stir gently and microwave again for 30 seconds.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve immediately, with hot tea or coffee.