Sabudana Khichdi

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Whether you're fasting or not this Navratri, no one can resist a delicious sabudana khichdi. Tossed with sweet potato, peanut and pomegranate, our Navratri sabudana khichdi has been made using sendha namak (rock salt). The addition of curry leaves, coriander and green chilli make it even more flavourful. You can enjoy it with a side of sweet curd. - Good carbs sweet potato - Digestion-aiding rock
Time20 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves1

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre677 Cal677 Cal677 Cal677 Cal
  • 13gProtein
  • 27gFat
  • 95gCarbs
  • 9gFibre

Ingredients

Dairy

  • Curd 0.25 cups

Dry Grocery

  • Honey 0.25 teaspoons
  • Sabudhana 1 cup
  • Rock Salt 0.5 teaspoons
  • Refined Oil 1.5 teaspoons
  • Asafoetida/hing 0.5 teaspoons
  • Cumin 1 pinch
  • Peanut (with Skin) 0.33 cups

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Sweet Potato 0.33 unit
  • Curry Leaves 2 leafs
  • Pomegranate 1 tablespoon

Other

  • Water 1 glass
  • Green Chillies 0.5 unit

Directions

1To a bowl, add Curd and whisk until it’s smooth. Add Honey to the Curd and mix it.
2Keep aside.
3Soak Sago in room temperature water for 90 mins.
4Peel and cut Sweet Potatoes into 1.5 cm squares. Boil it in water with a little bit of Sendha Namak.
5Heat Oil in a pan. Add Hing, Curry Leaves and Cumin. Let it splatter.
6Add the boiled Sweet Potatoes and saute for a while.
7Add the soaked Sago along with chopped Green Chilli and Water dissolved Sendha Namak. The Sendha Namak is dissolved in water to avoid lump formation. Saute for sometime.
8Mix roasted Peanuts without skin in the prepared mixture.
9Garnish with pomegranate pearls.
10Serve hot with chilled Sweet Curd.

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Health benefits and tips

The sabudana ni khichdi is mostly a purely carbohydrate-laden dish and is a great comfort food that can be had at any time of the day. Also called khichuri, the dish is perfect for those who are diet-conscious. It is filling while not being too heavy on the stomach and gives you the necessary calorie intake you need for the day. You can also cook extra and store it in the fridge, as it stays good for up to 4 days after preparation. Kids too will love this instant khichdi dish as it takes only a few minutes to prepare and the crunchy goodness of the peanuts will delight them. It can also be made on special occasions and family get-togethers as a great starter before the main courses come along. Ultimately, sabudana khichdi is a great vegetarian dish that truly satisfies your hunger pangs with ease.