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Saariya or Saria Recipe

Saariya or Saria is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
30 pieces
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - Sago granules
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for greasing
  • Large steamer
  • Small round saariya plates or moulds, approx. 1 doz.
  • How to Make Saariya or Saria:

    1. Wash sago, drain off excess water, transfer to a large bowl.
    2. Sprinkle some water over granules, keep aside, covered, for 30 mins.
    3. Loosen each grain gently by running between fingers.
    4. Sprinkle some more water and keep aside.
    5. Repeat procedure, till granules are well soaked.
    6. Sprinkle salt, mix well.
    7. Grease all moulds, put some granules of sago in each.
    8. Put steamer to boil, and steam for 7-8 minutes, till granules are starchy, and cling together.
    9. Remove moulds, carefully invert over a sterile plastic sheet, for drying in direct sun.
    10. When fully dried, cool and store in airtight container.


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