Thursday, 3 October 2013

Sabudana Khichadi - sweet and spicy sago with potato (vrat ka khana)


1 cup sabudana (sago)
2 tbsp peanuts
3 chopped green chilies
1 chopped potato
2 tbsp oil
5-6 curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
Pinch of turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves


Wash sabudana two to three times and then soak in one-cup water for five hours.Sabudana grains should be separate and moist. Roast peanuts, peel off the skin and then grind coarsely.  Heat oil in a pan, add curry leaves, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and chopped green chilies. When cumin seeds crackle add the chopped potato. Cook till the potatoes are done. Add sabudana, ground peanuts and sugar, sauté for four to five minutes, stirring well. Sprinkle a little water, add salt and lime juice. Mix well. Remove from heat. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.