Skip to main content

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichadi is an Indian dish made from soaked Sabudana Sago also known as Tapioca and is usually prepared in western parts of India especially in Gujarat and Maharashtra. This recipe is mildly spiced and peanuts give it a light crunch.


The khichdi is a dish native to South Asia made from rice and lentils. In India it is commonly considered comfort food, and has inspired the Anglo-Indian dish of kedgeree. Great if you have a stomach ache or the flu. The khichdi, consists of a plate of lentils cooked with wheat or rice served with onions fried in oil.

The name is varied and in fact, it is called Kichari or Kicharee, Kicheri, Khichdi and other names ultimately it is always the same dish Ayurveda. the first recipe that I propose, and the first dish that I myself have experienced. It is a preparation of rice, basmati great if full, and mung beans or moong, enlivened by spices, which will be chosen in limited quantities according to Dosha that you want to rebalance.

This dish is consumed during the panchakarma, the five purification procedures of Ayurveda. It is recommended for each time you want to purify yourself and put a little rest your digestive system. As the recipe is very flexible, you can prepare in many variations. You can use other grains, legumes and vegetables. You can then choose to make it more soupy like porridge, which can be digested better or as a risotto.

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe


Sabudana Khichdi is one of the most popular recipes during Navratri fasting. This savory pudding is made from Sago cooked with potatoes and crushed peanuts.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Tapioca
  • 1 Potato
  • 1 cup Peanuts
  • 3 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro Leaves

Recipe Method:

  1. Wash the tapioca well with water and soak them overnight.
  2. Take a pan and dry roast some peanuts till brown and pulse them into a coarse powder and set them aside.
  3. Place a pan, Heat some ghee in it. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, Chopped green chillies and finely chopped potatoes, Turmeric powder and salt and stir well. Close the lid for 2 minutes till the potatoes cook well.
  4. Add sugar, red chilli powder and tapioca and toss well on medium flame until the pearls are cooked and become slightly transparent. Add little water. Add the roasted peanut powder to it and toss well for another minute until its all mixed well.
  5. Switch off the stove and add a dash of lemon juice and few coriander leaves and serve warm.

Comments

Amelia said…
Hi Kaylan, that's very interesting recipe. Learn something new from you. With the curry leaves and cumin seed I sure it's very tasty.

Have a great weekend, regards.
Put off by this as a child and our schools quite frankly awful offerings I must confess I find myself longing to try this.
Nava Krishnan said…
I have made such a dish before but surely I learned so much after reading through and seeing your recipe. I am all in for my type of dishes. Looks like I have to try out before this is very inviting.
Sebeena Loyd said…
love this one. yours look delicious.
Hi Kalyan, I've mentioned you on my blog today if you'd like to stop by ....... http://pettywitter.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/february-awards.html

Popular posts from this blog

Egg Curry Recipe

Egg curry in India is known as Anda Curry that is a very simple recipe and is very popular with children. Perfect for lovers of hardboiled eggs, the spicy curry enhances the flavor. In this dish, the hard-boiled eggs are stir fried and then added to a sauce. It is served over steamed rice in India. Eggs can be added to any type of sauce you like. In this instructable I have shown how to make it with peas and tomato sauce.

This week I propose a curry eggs, a dish I wanted to replicate for some time after I had tasted the homemade version prepared by a friend. When I announced that dinner was planned with a curry of eggs it unexpectedly cause generalized reactions of astonishment. And so I realized that it has taken for granted that everyone to know that there are several varieties of curry, not only as regards the main ingredient, but also for the combination of spices and flavor to be obtained. So I decided to make a brief discussion on the curry to have some clarity on the subject.

An Italian Meal with my friend at Da Mauro

As I walked down the street, distracted by my thoughts and my memories, the smell from a nearby pizza shop invaded my senses and immediately my mind was transported to a recent visit to an expat friend's house. My friend, John lives in Central Park Resorts at the heart of Gurgaon. I'm not a huge fan of Gurgaon given the dusty roads, pollution, bad traffic and civic sense, but Central Park Resorts is another world in itself - an ample green environment with the usual facilities like amphitheatre, gym, spa, kids play area etc. But two things really caught my eye - the town-ship is automobile free and golf buggies are used to commute on surface. That sounds downright futuristic and something only the millionaires could afford, right? But there it was, right in front of my eyes in Gurgaon! Well, the future is really here I guess.

But what really got to me is the second thing - something situated inside the Central Park Resorts township. Read on:

As John and I planned to discuss t…

Oshun: the African Goddess of Love

Òsun, pronounced as Oshun is a major orisha as part of the Yoruba mythology and the patron of Cuba and also adored in the Afro-American cults. Oshún is the divinity of the river that runs in Nigeria. Òsun was the daughter of Nana Buruku, wife of Òrúnmílá (Orunla), Ògún, Òsoosi, and Aggayu, who was her real husband. Oshun was also the concubine of Shango. It is said that she lost her virginity to save her sister Oya.Òsun had children with Oduduwa, Orunmila and Inle. With Oduduwa she had Olose (girl) with Orunmila had Paroye (girl) and with Inle had Ologun Ede (androgynous). Òsun is the one who takes care of the Ojubo, throne or place of worship of Oduduwa and Yewa. Òsun was called Iyalode, a title conferred to the one who occupies the most important place among all the women of the city.The love of Òsun for the bronze, the most precious metal of the country Yorùbá in the old times, is mentioned in the greetings that are directed to her. In Cuba and Brazil, Òsun's followers wear yel…