Sabudana khichdi- A quick and tempting 'Vrat' recipe

Sabudana khichdi

Be it Shivaratri, Dussehra or Ekadashi, sabudana dishes top our list of fasting foods. Sabudana khichdi is an easy and yummy Maharashtrian snack usually made while taking 'vrat'. Made of soaked tapioca pearls, the dish gets its unique flavor from the ground peanuts added it. They are best served with curd or pickles.


1 cup sago or sabudana

1/4 cup roasted peanuts, deskinned

3 tbsp ghee

1 potato, cut into small pieces

4 green chilies, chopped

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp lemon juice

2 tsp scraped coconut

1 tsp chopped coriander leaves

1 sprig curry leaves


Wash sabudana or tapioca pearls and soak them for 4 hours

Coarsely grind the roasted peanuts and set aside

Add the ground peanuts and grated coconut with the soaked tapioca pearls

Mix it well and set aside

Cook the potato pieces and set aside
Heat ghee in a pan

Add curry leaves, green chilies and cumin seeds

When the cumin seeds start to crack, add the potato pieces

Saute for a minute

Now add the sabudana mixture to the pan and stir well

Saute until the pearls start to become translucent

Take off from the stove and drizzle lemon juice over it

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with curd

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