Thursday, November 19, 2009
Sabudana Khichadi is a Maharashtrian dish.It is usually prepared when observing fast.This dish is very tasty when prepared properly otherwise it turns rubbery and cannot be eaten.
Sabudana/ Sago (soaked overnight)-2 cups
Green chillies (chopped)- 5-6
Peanuts (roast and grind to powder coarsely)-1 cup
Potato (cut into pieces)-1
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Ghee- 1 tbsp
Sugar- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Dry coconut-2 tbsp
Lemon juice-2 tbsp
Fresh coriander leaves (chopped) to garnish (optional)
Soak the sago with 2 cups of water overnight.Roast the peanuts and grind it coarsely.Add the ground peanuts,dry coconut,salt and sugar to the soaked sago.
Cut the potato into small pieces.Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan.Add cumin seeds,green chillies and potatoes.Cover and let the potatoes get cooked and crispy on low heat.Add the sago mix and mix well.Cover with a lid for 15-20 mins until sago gets cooked and becomes soft and translucent.Finally add lemon juice and garnish with coriander.Serve hot.