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Sabudana Kichdi

Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Sabudana Khichdi is a Maharashtrian dish made with sabudana, potatoes and peanuts. Sabudana Khichdi is a perfect food for those on a fast or vrat and it is also made in many household as breakfast. Popular during fasts, it’s also well known as Sabudana Khichdi faraal food .


  • 1 cup sabudana / tapioca / sago
  • 2 tbsp ghee /butter
  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin
  • 3 green chilli, slit
  • ½ boiled potato / aloo, chopped
  • 3 tbsp peanuts, roasted & crushed
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ lemon


  • firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup sabudana in enough water for 3 hours or till it gets mashed up easily. depending on quality of sabudana increase or decrease the soaking time.
  • drain off the sabudana well in a strainer and rest for 30 minutes.
  • prepare the tempering by heating 2 tbsp ghee in a kadai.
  • further add in 1 tsp jeera and saute till they turn aromatic.
  • additionally, add 3 slit green chilli, and ½ boiled and chopped potato.
  • saute for 2 minutes.
  • now add in drained sabudana along with 3 tbsp roasted & crushed peanuts, 1 tsp sugar and ½ tsp salt.
  • combine well making sure not to mash the sabudana.
  • cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until sabudana gets cooked well.
  • sabudana has cooked completely indicated by the pearls turning translucent.
  • furthermore add in 2 tbsp coriander leaves and half lemon juice. mix well.
  • finally, serve sabudana khichdi for breakfast or as a snack.

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