Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana also known as Tapioca makes a traditional Indian khichdi, famous with Gujaratis and Maharashtrians and is mostly used during fasting. Sabudana khichdi is low fat, healthy, great for breakfast and also a snack and it tastes delicious.
Sabudana / Tapioca


1 1/2 cup sabudana
1/2 cup peanuts, roast, peel and ground into coarse powder
2-3 green chillies, slit lenghtwise
1 whole red chilli, break into pieces
1 tsp cumin seeds
few curry leaves
3 tbsps oil
salt to taste
1 tbsp lemon juice
coriander leaves, for garnishing


1: Gently wash then soak sabudana in about 1/2 cup of water for 6 to 8 hours. keep mixing it from time to time and sprinkle some water so sabudana is not completely dry.

2: Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, green chillies, red chillies, curry leaves and stir for few seconds.

3: Add the soaked sabudana and stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes.

4: Add salt and stir fry on medium heat continuously until sabudana becomes translucence, looks like pearls. Stir gently and making sure sabudana doesn’t get sticky and stuck to each other. This should take about 6 to 7 minutes.

5: Add peanut powder, lemon juice and stir gently.

6: Garnish with coriander leaves and Serve hot!!!!!


1: While making khichdi, do not cover the pan, else it will turn into an elastic ball. Khichdi tastes excellent if tossed continuously while cooking.

2: To save time soak the sabudana in warm water for about 2 to 3 hours.

3: In last pic, instead of green chillies, i used red chilli powder.

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Archana.

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