Sabudhana khichdi

Total Time:
12.5 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Sabudana Khichdi or Sabudhana Khichdi is a savoury dish eaten during a vrat, or a traditional fast during festivals like Navratri or Shivrathri. But the Maharashtrian dish is also a popular snack and can even be served for breakfast. Make sure you soak the sago for at least 8 hours. Do not soak in too much water. Just wash and add enough water to immerse the sago. 

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  • 1 cup - sabudana/ sago
  • 1 - potato
  • 3 - green chillies
  • 1/2 - lemon
  • 3 tbsp - peanuts
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • To Temper:
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 3/4 tsp - mustard (optional)
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves

How to Make Sabudhana khichdi

  • Wash sago well and soak it overnight, with just enough water to immerse the sago.
  • Boil potatoes, cube it and keep aside.
  • In a non-stick pan, add ghee, temper with mustard if desired and then jeera, followed by curry leaves.
  • Add the cubed potatoes, little salt and fry for a minute.
  • Add the sago, required salt and stir well.
  • Add ghee if needed and keep on medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, until transparent and soft.
  • Make sure you stir, to avoid sticking to the bottom.
  • Add crushed roasted peanuts.
  • Give it a stir and lastly, squeeze the lemon and toss well.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen