Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana khichdi is a very delicious dish that is served as breakfast and also as fasting food for festivals. This wholesome meal is prepared by combining tapioca with potato and peanuts. Tapioca is a good source of protein, which helps with muscle building, healing and strengthening. Potatoes are a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Peanuts contain health benefitting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.

Preparation Time: 2 -3 hours

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 3


  • Sabudana  2 cups
  • Roasted Peanut Powder  1 cup
  • Potato  1, boiled and cubed
  • Cumin  1/2 tsp
  • Green Chillies  2
  • Curry Leaves  few
  • Hing(asafoetida)  1/4 tsp
  • Chilli Powder  1 tsp
  • Rock Salt  to taste
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Coriander Leaves  2 tbsp
  • Oil  2 tbsp


  1. Soak sabudana for 2-3 hours or overnight. Take water just enough to cover the pearls or it may turn soggy.
  2. Add roasted peanut powder and mix well. Keep them aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry cumin till they crackle and change their colour. Add green chillies, fry for a minute and then add curry leaves and hing.
  4. Add potatoes and fry till they turn golden brown.
  5. Now add sabudana-peanut mixture, salt, chilli powder and saute till they look translucent.

  6. Add lemon juice, coriander leaves and mix. Do not cover with lid while they are hot. Serve immediately.



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