The 'Gentle' Sabudana Kheer

The 'Gentle' Sabudana Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
The softness of the sago complements the creaminess of milk, blending and swirling together, amplifying each other's flavor!
4.50 from 6 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Sago sabudana
  • 1 cup Sugar can be adjusted as per preference
  • 2 cup Water can be adjusted as per preference
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp cashews
  • 1 tbsp Raisins
  • 2 tsp Desi Ghee clarified butter
  • 1/ 2 tsp Elaichi Powder cardamom


  • Wash the sago and keep aside. Heat two cups of water in a bowl. Add the sabudana and let it cook. Ensure that you add sufficient water until the sabudana dips well in the water.
  • Stir lightly. After 2-3 minutes you will notice that the sabunana starts turning translucent.
  • Heat one teaspoon ghee, and add the cashew nuts. Fry for few seconds and keep aside. In another pan, heat another teaspoon ghee, and fry the raising for a few seconds. Keep aside. Ensure the raising do not get blackened or burnt.
  • Let it get cooked well. Once it is cooked, add milk, cashew nuts and raisins. And let the kheer simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add elaichi powder and mix. Put off the heat. Let it cool naturally for 2-3 minutes. Add sugar, mix and cover the bowl.
  • Savor this authentic homemade dessert either warm or cold.

Recipe Notes

  •  Do not overcook the sabudana.

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Aparna Parinam
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