Healthy Sabudana khichdi (Spicy Sago)

Garnish with chopped coriander

Sabudana or sago khichdi is one of the most popular recipes for fast or upvas. This spicy sago recipe has vegetables and it is very light. This upvas sabudana recipe is very easy to make. This savory Sabudana recipe for fast can also be enjoyed at breakfast. Let us have a look at the ingredient and learn how to make sabudana khichdi, I am sure you will make this spicy sago recipe again and again.

Preparation time: 4-5 hours to soak sago (sabudana)+15 min preparation

Cooking time: 5-7 min

Servings: 2

Ingredients to make Sabudana khichdi:

Sabudana Recipe Ingredients

Sabudana Recipe Ingredients

  • Sago: 250 g
  • Cooking oil (any): 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves: 4-5 leaves
  • Chopped Potato: 1 (medium size)
  • Chopped Tomato: 1 (medium size)
  • Finely chopped green chili: 1
  • Dried red chili: 1
  • Salt: to taste
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander: for garnishing
  • Chopped, Salted and roasted peanuts: 2 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon


Method to make Sabudana khichdi :

1. Soak sago in water for 4 to 5 hours or till they become soft.

Sago in water

Sago in water

2. Drain water form sago after they are nicely soft.
3. In a pan heat the oil.
4. Shallow fry potatoes till they become soft and golden in color.

Shallow fry potatoes

Shallow fry potatoes

5. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, dried chili, and green chili in the pan and mix well. Cook it for 1 min.

Add cumin seeds in recipe

Add cumin seeds

6. Sprinkle salt in the pan.
7. Add tomatoes.

Add tomatoes in spicy sago

Add tomatoes

8. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and peanuts.
9. Add sago and mix slowly.

Add sago in sabudana khichdi

Add sago

10. Turn the flame at low heat.
11. Add lemon juice.
12. Cook for 2 minutes.
13. Garnish with chopped coriander.

Garnish with chopped coriander


14. Serve hot.

Expert’s Tips to make Sabudana khichdi:

1. Serve hot with crunchy roasted papadum/papad.
2. You can add your favorite vegetables.



One comment to Healthy Sabudana khichdi (Spicy Sago)

  • Aniket Soni  says:

    Wow aakanksha didi, upvas k liye best dish hai
    hhhhmmmmmmmmmm, delicious
    i wish there was ‘farali chevda’ in this dish 😛

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