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Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi is the very popular Maharashtrian dish prepared with soaked sabudana, potatoes and roasted peanut powder.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 2 -3


  • 1 cup Sabudana
  • 2 potatoes boiled
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts remove the skin
  • Oil
  • 1 tea spn mustard seeds optional
  • 1 tea spn cumin seeds jeera
  • 2 green chillies
  • 4-5 curry leaves optional
  • 1 tea spn sugar
  • 2 tbl spn coconut grated
  • 1 tbl spn lemon juice or as per taste
  • Salt


  • Wash one cup of sabudana in water. Soak sabudana in water and keep the same for 30 min (not more) After that drain the remaining water and keep it for 8 hours.
  • Cut the roasted peanuts into small pieces. This can be done in a mixer but the powder should not be fine, peanut pieces should be felt while eating the khichdi.
  • Cut the boiled potatoes into small cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard(optional), when it starts popping, add the jeera, green chillies and curry leaves(optional).
  • Add the potatoes, salt, sugar and mix well .
  • Add the sabudana, mix well and cook on low flame for 5mins.
  • Now add the peanut powder and the coconut. Cook for 1min.
  • Serve with lemon or squeeze in lemon juice.


Curry leaves and mustard seeds are not traditionally used during the fast. Do not add or sprinkle water in this dish at any time.