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masala sabudana khichdi
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Masala Sabudana Khichdi

Masala Sabudana Khichdi -A delicious pilaf made with soaked Tapioca pearls /sabudana ,potato and few spices
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, fasting recipe, Festive Recipe, Main Course
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: masala sabudana khichdi, sabudana khichdi
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 cup Tapioca Pearls / Sago / Sabudana
  • 2 Potatoes / Aloo boiled,peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes / Tamatar chopped
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts / Moongphali crushed
  • 2 Green chili/hari mirch chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas / Hari Matar
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya
  • 1 tsp Sugar / Chini optional
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • to taste Salt / Namak
  • 3 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • Curry Leaves / Kadi Patta
  • 3 tbsp Cooking oil or ghee
  • pinch of Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera


  • Wash sabudana with running water 2-3 times and then soak it with 3/4 cup water in a bowl.
  • Cover the bowl and let it soak overnight or minimum for 6 hours.
  • Coarsely crush the peanuts (or powder them)
  • Heat ghee or oil in a non stick or heavy bottom pan.
  • Add cumin seeds and then add crushed peanuts and green chilies saute till peanuts turn golden in colour.
  • Now add green peas, curry leaves and asafoetida and stir for few seconds.cover and cook for 2 minutes on low heat.
  • Add chopped potato,turmeric,salt and saute for a minute.
  • Add the soaked sabudana,sugar,chili powder,ginger and tomatoes and mix it well.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 2 minutes on low heat till it turn translucent.
  • Now add lemon juice and chopped coriander and mix IT well.
  • Serve hot with some yogurt or green chutney.