Saboodana (Sago) Kheer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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