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Sabudana kheer Recipe (sabudane ki kheer/ sago pudding)
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Sabudana Kheer

Sabudana Kheer or Sago Pudding - is a rich a sweet dish, a creamy kheer recipe of tapioca pearls cooked in milk with sugar cardamom powder and nuts.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


  • litres milk 5 cups
  • ½ cup sago pearls
  • cup sugar or jaggery (you may increase or decrease as per your liking.
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon almonds roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cashew nuts roughy chopped
  • 1 tablespoon raisins (optional)
  • Kesar strands and roughly chopped pistachios to garnish


  • To begin with, first, wash sago pearls well until water runs clear. Then, soak it in water for 5 hours.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, add milk and bring it to a boil.
  • Then, simmer the heat and cook until the qauntity reduces to ¾th
  • Now, add soaked sabudana and simmer for 20 minutes or until it reaches kheer consistency.
  • Add cardamom powder, sugar, nuts, mix well and cook for naother 3-4 minutes or until sugar mixes well.
  • Sabudana ki Kheer is ready to serve. Garnish sabudana kheer with saffron strands, pistachios and serve warm or cold.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.3mg