Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is very simple and easy to make.It is liked by the young and the old.It consists mainly of Sabudana or Sago with peanuts,potatoes,green chillies and cumin seeds(Freshly Grated Coconut,Coriander leaves optional).

Sabudana khichdi Recipe

 This Recipe is prepared in Navratri and Ganesh Festival and even on any fasting days.

1.Sago or Sabudana is a very good source of carbs or pure starch. 

2.It gives energy

3. You shall be surprised with the benefits of Sabudana.

For this reason we have Sago(Sabudana) khichdi recipe for fast and one more main reason is Sago has antioxidants more than vitamins and minerals.

Sabudana khichdi is preferred as it gives instant energy. it  keeps one full on stomach on fasting days.

So sabudana khichdi during fasts is very popular in many parts of India viz Maharashtra,TamilNadu,Karnataka and Kerala.

Sago khichdi recipe

This Recipe contains peanuts that are roasted,removed covers and ground coarsely in coarse powder.

Peanuts are a good source of proteins,healthy fats, fibre and contain potassium,magnesium and B vitamins as well.

Children can benefit immensely by eating roasted peanuts for increasing their height and intelligence.

If a handful of peanuts are soaked in water overnight and eaten in the morning it enhances the immune system.

Immunity is very much needed to combat the viral and bacterial infections 


1.Sabudana / Sago, 2 cups soaked in water for 2hrs, drained and kept in sieve overnight 

2.Peanuts 1 and ½  cup roasted and covers removed and ground into a coarse powder 

3.Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon full 

4.Green chilies 7 cut longitudinally 

5.Potatoes 2 medium sized cut into round slices,cut longitudinally into thick strips

6.Refined oil / ghee 2 tablespoon 


The preparation for Sabudana / Sago Khichdi Recipe starts the night before you prepare it 

 How to Soak Sabudana ?

 This is the main step in Sabudana Khichdi Recipe.

 Take 2 measures / cups of Sago or Sabudana

Soak in water in a pot so the level of the water is twice that of the level of the Sabudana, as the Sabudana swells in size after soaking 

Keep it for 1 to 2 hrs 

Then drain the Sabudana or Sago in a sieve till all the milky water will be drained out 

The older the Sago in the store the more the milky powder will drain out this powder it  gives  stickiness to the Sabudana.In addition, the Khichdi becomes sticky, so to avoid it we wash it properly and drain it.  

Keep the sago draining in the sieve overnight 

The sabudana will have been drained  by next morning and it will get   separated and give a nice taste 

 Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

  1. Heat a wok on a medium flame

 2.  Add 2 tablespoon of Oil / Ghee

 3. On heating of oil add 1 teaspoon full Cumin seeds

 4. When cumin  seeds splutter add 7 t o 8 longitudinally cut Green chilies 

 Or as per your taste 

 5. When Green chillies are saute add thick strips of Potatoes

 Do not add water

6. keep the flame medium to low and let the thick potato strips become tender 

7. When the potatoes get tender add 

8. Sabudana and peanut powder 

9. Add 1 teaspoon full of salt or as per taste and add 1 teaspoon full of sugar 

10. Mix well 

11. Do not cover the lid or the Sago will overcook 

12. Keep on constantly mixing it and the Sabudana will become tender 

13. Optional You can add freshly grated coconut 2 tablespoon and 

Coriander leaves 2 tablespoon

14. When done cover the lid and let it simmer for 1 to 2 minutes

15. Serve with a wedge of lemon or half cup of yogurt   

As we can see this recipe is full of energy and hence is a must try for this festive Season.

So do try Sabudana Khichdi Recipe and let me know.

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