Monday, July 29, 2013

Sabudana batata khichdi recipe - Sago potato khichdi

Sabudana khichdi in a serving plate
Sabudana batata khichdi recipe - Sabudana or sago and potatoes are widely used in all parts of Maharashtra for preparing upwas or fasting day dishes like sabudana vada, sabudana khichdi and sabudana thalipeeth. Some do not add potatoes in khichdi. But adding potato is beneficial as it is  rich in carbohydrates, which in turn  gives energy needed on upwas or fasting days. Besides being a fasting dish, it is also a  filling breakfast as well. This is an easy yet delicious dish to prepare after soaking the sabudana for two hours. Using red chilli powder is totally optional and it can also be prepared using only green chilies. 

Sabudana Batata Khichdi Recipe
Sabudana khichdi in a serving plate
Preparation time 20 minutes
Soaking time 2 hours
Cooking time  20 minutes
Yield - Serves 2

  • 1 cup sago / sabudana
  • 2 small green chillies, chopped
  • 1 small potato, boiled.peeled,cubed
  • 1/2  cup peanut powder 
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1½ tbsp ghee
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Grated fresh coconut
  • Salt to taste
Sabudana batata khichdi - step by step pictures

1.  Wash and soak the sabudana  in 1/4 cup of water for 2 hours.
soak the sabudana
2.  Boil and peel the potato. Cut it into small cubes. 
cut the boiled potatoes
3.  Combine together the soaked sabudana, peanut powder, red chili powder, sugar and salt in a large plate.
mix sabudana and other ingredients 
4.  Mix well till all the ingredients combine well.
mix till the ingredients combine well
5.  Heat the ghee in a large pan. Add jeera and green chilli in it. When they crackle nicely, add sabudana mixture and stir continuously.
cook on low flame
6.  Cook the khichdi on a low flame till sabudana become soft and change its color. 

7.  Once the sabudana become soft, add  boiled potato cubes. Mix gently, 

8.  Cook covered on low flame till the potato become quite hot. Stir in between.
 cook covered on low flame
9.  When khichdi is done, remove from the flame. Add grated fresh coconut and chopped coriander to it.
add coconut and cilantro 
10.  Mix gently to combine well.
mix well
11. Serve the sabudana batata khichdi hot.
serve the sabudana khichdi hot


  1. Wow that's yummy n healthy... Nice step by step instructions

  2. Feel like to finish those two plates.
    Truly delicious...loved step wise pictures with neat instuction.

  3. Looks yummilious..more tasty with potato...We too use potatoes in khichdi.

  4. Thank you all for your lovely comments!

  5. very very delicious and healthy kichadi...

  6. My favorite! looks good!

  7. this si somehting soo new to me and felling really curious to have a spoon ful of it right now. Vidya, hey ! i have got something for you . hop over to my space. 3 things, u get...2 awards and...a hug !!! ;) Have a great day ahead !

  8. this sounds very healthy n luks so yumy..


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