Sabudana Kheer

Sabudana Kheer (Sago And Milk Pudding)

Sabudana Kheer (Sago And Milk Pudding) is a delicious dessert usually prepared during festivals. This kheer or payasum is made with sago pearls and milk and mildly flavored with cardamoms.

It is a very simple and easy recipe to make. During Navratri and other falahari fasts, this kheer is a good option as it is quite filling and keeps the hunger at bay.

Please check our other falahari recipes like Chenna Payas and Dahi Ke Aloo.

Yield: 4 to 5 serving
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients for Sabudana Kheer

1 litre milk
3 to 4 tablespoon sabudana (sago)
½ cup sugar (a little less if you like less sweet)
¼ teaspoon cardamom powder
6 almonds sliced
1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter)

Directions for Sabudana Kheer

  • Keep the milk to boil in a sauce pan.
  • Ones it starts to boil lower the heat and let continue to boil.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan; add the sabudana and saute till all the sabudana has slightly popped up. Switch of the heat as the colour starts to change.
  • Add to the boiling milk gradually and continue to boil on low heat till the milk is 1/3 reduced.
  • Add sugar and continue to boil till the sabudana is cooked and the milk is reduced to half.
  • Switch off the heat; add cardamom powder, chopped almonds.
  • Serve hot or cold.

Sabudana Kheer



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