Sabudana Khichdi

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Sabudana Khichdi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 5
  • 3/4 cups Sabudana

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Oil/ghee

  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds

  • 2 Green chilies chopped finely

  • 7-8 Curry leaves

  • 1 small or ½ cup Potatoes to taste Rock salt (Sendha namak) 2 tablespoons Peanuts Roasted and roughly crushed 1 teaspoon Lemon juice few sprigs Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely


  • Wash sabudana in cold water till water runs clear. Take pearls in wide bowl, add water, and soak for 2-3 hours to overnight.  Then transfer to a colander and let the excess water drain for at least 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, once hot add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
  • Then saute chopped green chilies and curry leaves for 30 seconds. Then mix in cubed potatoes and sendha salt. 
  • Cover the pan and cook till potatoes are soft and cooked. Then add crushed peanuts and coconut. Mix and cook for 1-2 minute.
  • Then add drained sabudana and mix gently. Do not stir or mix too much otherwise, it will end up in a lumpy, sticky mess. And cook for 4-5 minutes till sabudana pearls are soft and transparent. 
  • Finally add some lemon juice, and cilantro. Mix well and turn off the stove