Sago / Sabudana Khichdi
Sago pearls khichdi , a nutty and spicy preparation , I have prepared for the second last day of Navratri fast. It is considered to be easily digestible and healthy also. Tomorrow we will open our fast after the morning prayers , will make feast of Halwa Poori Chana Prasad and will do the rituals of Kanya Puja (worship nine girls and offer them the Prasad) . I am just waiting for tomorrow …..Let’s start the recipe . Yum
1 cup Sago pearls
2 potatoes , boiled
2-3 green chillies , chopped
2 teaspoon ginger , grated
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
Salt to taste (Sendha namak )
2 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon coriander leaves , chopped
2 tablespoon cooking oil /Ghee
Wash and soak sago pearls in enough water for 4-5 hours. Rinse through running water and drain . Keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok , add cumin seeds and ginger. Stir and add potato , fry the potatoes for 2-3 minutes.
Add green chillies and roasted peanuts. Mix and add spices and salt. Pour the sago pearls over it , mix well and let it cook for 10-12 minutes.Add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.
Enjoy warm !
Serve-3. Cooking one-15 to 20 minutes
Note: I have added some water as we like the khichdi a little mushy. But that is purely optional. Don’t add water if you want dry and beautiful textured khichdi .
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