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Sabudana Ki Kheer / Sago Pudding / Tapioca Pudding

Sabudana kheer is very popular in India during fasting. Sabudana is also known as Pearl Sago. It is mainly carbohydrate and very little other nutrients.

Sabudana Kheer

Ingredients:

Sabudana / Sago - 1/2 cup
Milk - 2 cups
Water - 1 cup
Sugar - according to taste
Saffron [Kesar] - 3-4 strings
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
Raisins, cashews - handful

Method:

Soak sabudana in 1 cup of water and let it sit for 20 minutes. Next drain the water and add it to the boiling water. Cook till sabudana is half done [it starts looking little glossy and translucent]

Now add milk and cook sabudana completely on medium heat. Keep stirring in between [sabudana looks gelatinous at this point]

Add sugar, saffron strings, cashews and raisins and cardamom powder

Serve cold or warm

My notes:

Sabudana is a sago starch, hence has starchy fragrance. Adding cardamom powder masks the smell of starch and makes the dish more inviting !

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I am sending this recipe to Fall in Love [FIL] - Milk hosted by Sanghi . Since I prepared this for Janamashtami, I have dedicated this recipe to Lord Krishna !!
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Janmashtami & Ganesh Chaturthi event hosted by Purva

Comments

Priya said…
My all time favourite,looks gorgeous..
Parita said…
So simple and looks delicious..
Chitra said…
have never tried..urs is looking super yum,,will ty sometime:)
Srivalli said…
Looks yummy.....i should try it
Medhaa said…
I love this any time of the day. Looks lovely
Vrinda said…
Yummy kheer Renu..i add this sabudhana whenever i make semiya kheer...
Hari Chandana said…
Simple and delicious... good job.. :)
Padma said…
Looks yummy and tempting pic
Usha said…
Looks delicious ! First time here you have a cool space...loved your made from scratch jalebi below it looked so tempting....
Smitha said…
Long time since I made something with sabudana. This Kheer looks perfect and guess it tastes perfect too.
Uma said…
looks so yummy :)
Renu said…
thank you all for your comments.....
srikars kitchen said…
Nice kheer.. looks really yummy..
Priti said…
Yummy....I never tried making
Abhilash said…
Nice blog... but one doubt... you said

Soak sabudana in 1 cup of water and let it sit for 20 minutes.

How can sabudana sit...

"really... baith sakta hain kya"?

:D
Renu said…
Abhilash Ji,
thks for visiting my blog,
rahi baat sabudana kay baithne ki....try kar ke to dekhiyae...

:D
Renu said…
Thank you srikar and priti !
Pavithra said…
My all time fav..looks so tempting dear. and Congrats on ur award thanks so much for passing it to me. WIll post soon
Hema said…
Lovely payasam.. Apt for the festivals!!
Sireesha said…
Happy ganesh chaturthi to you & your family dear :)
Kheer looks Divine....

Soup 'N Juice Event is going on in my blog.Please do participate in it.
Purva Desai said…
looks gorgeous, thank you for yummy entry for the event

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