Sabudana Khichdi (Sago)

Sabudana khichadi


Sabudana (Sago) khichdi is a Maharashtrian recipe which is normally made during fasting or any festival. It is also a very famous breakfast among Mumbaikars. Normally it is served with sweet dahi/ curd/ yogurt. It is made with great combination of green chilies & crushed peanuts & cumin seeds to enhance the flavor. You can even add grated coconut to it.



  • Sabudana/ Sauari – 1cup
  • Roasted Peanuts/ Kappalandi – ¾ cup
  • Onion – 2 medium sized (chopped finely)
  • Potato – 1 medium sized (chopped into small cubes)
  • Ginger – 1inch (chopped finely)
  • Green chilies – 6nos (roundly chopped)
  • Sugar – a pinch
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Jeera/ Cumin seeds/ Jeerakam – 1tsp
  • Oil – 2tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Coriander Leaves – 1tsp


  • In a vessel add sabudana & wash thoroughly. Drain water completely from sabudana, add ½ tsp salt & keep it aside closed for 6 hrs. After 6hrs, you can see the sabudana has doubled its size.
  • Remove the skin of roasted peanuts & grind it in a mixer to make peanut powder. Add peanut powder & sugar to sabudana. Mix well & keep it aside.
  • Heat a kadai & pour oil. Add cumin seeds & allow it to splutter. Add hing. Then add chopped green chilies & ginger. Sauté for 2mins
  • Add chopped onion, potato & add little salt. Mix well. Cook the potato in medium flame till it turns light brown in color.
  • Add sabudana mixture & cook for 10 to 15mins stirring occasionally till the sabudana turns transparent. Make sure that all ingredients get well mixed. Sabudana Khichdi is ready.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves. Serve hot with yogurt.
Sabudana khichdi
Sabudana khichdi

Sabudana (Sago) khichdi is a Maharashtrian recipe which is normally made during fasting or any festival.

About the author

Sandhya Remesh (Admin)

Hi friends I am Sandhya, warm welcome to Spicy Cookery, a platform for me to share my cooking recipes with you. We consider this as a platform to show my passion towards cooking & bring you the new flavors which I created in my kitchen........ Expecting your support in this venture.

Leave a Comment

Read previous post:
Jeera Rice

  In Rice recipes the simplest & easiest recipe is Jeera Rice (Zeera Pulao). This rice dish can be prepared in...