Thursday, June 19, 2008

Sabudana Khichdi [Tapioca Pearl Fry ] [RECIPE]



Ingredients:
1......... cup sabudana
2 ...........green chillies
1 tsp ..........red chili powder
1/2 tsp ............cumin seeds
2 tbsp ...............roasted groundnut powder
salt to taste
3 tsp ................oil to cook in  kadai
1 tsp............... oil for microwave cooking
7 to 8.............. curry leaves
1 tsp ..........dessicated coconut (optional)
1 tsp .............. sugar
1/2 tsp................ turmeric powder (optional)
 lemon juice to taste

Method: For Cooking On Stove Top 
  • Soak the sabudana for 3 to 5 hours.
  • Mix together soaked sabudana , groundnut powder, red chili powder , salt, lemon juice and sugar in a bowl.
  • Take oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds, curry leaves and chopped green chillies
  • Add soaked sabudana mixture
  • Mix it well and cook it with lid closed for 10 to 15 minutes , check and mix often.
  • Make sure that the sabudana is cooked thoroughly
  • Ready to serve & Eat :).
Method: For Cooking in Microwave

  • Soak the sabudana for 3 to 5 hours.
  • Mix together soaked sabudana , groundnut powder, red chili powder , salt, lemon juice and sugar in a Microwave safe bowl
  • Now heat oil in a small pan , Add cumin seeds. curry leaves and chopped green chilies
  • When cumin seeds are light brown , pour them over the sabudana mixture and mix well. 
  • Microwave it for 4 minutes , every 1 minute keep mixing them. 
  • Ready to eat in 4 minutes.
  • If you feel that you still have to cook the khichdi , then microwave for further 1 minute.


Serving Suggestions:
Can be served as a snack, with curd or chutney

Tips:
  • When you soak sabudana , make sure that it doesn't become very soft and stick with each other.
  • Normally if you are taking 1 cup sabudana , add 1 cup water and soak it for 3 to 5 hours.