How to make Sabudana Kheer -

Sabudana cooked in sweetened milk. A perfect dessert to have during the fasting period

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Sago (sabudana) (साबुदाना), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Sabudana Kheer

Sabudana Kheer Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sabudana Kheer Recipe

  • Sago (sabudana) 1/4 cup

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Saffron strands a few

  • Castor sugar 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Almonds , blanched, peeled and sliced 8-10


Step 1

Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan, add saffron strands, mix and cook, stirring frequently, till the milk reduces slightly.

Step 2

Add sago, castor sugar, green cardamom powder and almonds, mix and cook till the sago is cooked.

Step 3

Pour into individual serving bowls, garnish each portion with a few saffron strands and serve warm or chilled.

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