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Masala sabudana khichdi
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Masala Sabudana Khichdi

Learn how to make non sticky masala sabudana upma, recipe with step by step pictures
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, tiffin,
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1/2 Cup Sabudana | sago
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 4 tsp Oil
  • 1 Green chili
  • Curry leaves few
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tblsp Carrots
  • 2 tblsp Frozen peas
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 tblsp Roasted peanuts
  • Lemon juice few drops


  • Wash the sago 4-5 times in running water. This is to get rid of the starch.
  • Drain the water completely and sprinkle 2 hands of water and mix it well.
  • Cover and keep it aside for 4 hours.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt this and mix well.
  • In a pan add oil and add in the curry leaves, slit green chili and finely chopped onions.
  • Saute the onion till translucent.
  • Add in the carrots and peas. Cook for few minutes. Add salt.
  • Coarsely pulse the roasted peanuts.
  • Add the Sago pearls to pan. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the peanut powder and mix well.
  • Drizzle few drops of lemon juice.
  • Sabudana khichdi is ready, serve hot.


  1. Wash the sago nicely few times to get rid of the starch,  so that you get non sticky sabudana khichdi.