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Fasting recipe: How to make Sabudana Khichdi

By Maharaj Jodha Ram Choudhary
September 29, 2014 10:54 IST
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Sabudana Khichdi


Sabudana Khichdi is one of the easiest dish to make when you're fasting.

Here's the recipe:

Sabudana Khichdi


  • 1 1/2 cups sabudana
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 4-5 green chillies chopped finely
  • I medium potato
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 1-2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Rock salt to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut grated
  • A few sprigs coriander leaves, chopped


  • Wash sabudana and soak in one-cup water for three to four hours.
  • Sabudana grains should be separate and moist.
  • Roast peanuts on a hot griddle, peel off the skin and then grind coarsely.
  • Peel and wash the potato and cut into cubes.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add curry leaves, cumin seeds and chopped green chillies.
  • When cumin seeds crackle, add the potato cubes.
  • Cook till the potatoes are soft.
  • Add sabudana, scraped coconut and ground peanuts and sauté for four to five minutes, stirring well.
  • Sprinkle a little water, add salt and lime juice. Mix well.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Photograph Courtesy Khandani Rajdhani

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