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Saboodana (Sago) Kheer Recipe

Saboodana (Sago) Kheer is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 litre - whole Milk
  • 2 tbsp - saboodana grains
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 8-10 threads Saffron
  • 5 Almonds chopped or crushed coarsely
  • 5 Pistachios chopped or crushed coarsely
  • How to Make Saboodana (Sago) Kheer:

    1. Bring milk to a boil, keep aside.
    2. Wash saboodana gently, sprinkle some water over it.
    3. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes at least.
    4. Take a large deep vessel.
    5. Add saboodana and water.
    6. Heat while stirring continuously.
    7. Once it starts to boil, add hot milk.
    8. Bring back to a boil, stirring frequently.
    9. Add sugar, simmer stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes.
    10. Press a grain of saboodana and check to see if it is done.
    11. When pressed firmly between thumb and finger it should mash.
    12. Now add all other ingredients, stir.
    13. Serve cold for a filling wholesome food, or as a steaming hot sweet dish.


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