Sabudana Khichdi

Simple Sabudana Khichdi for Infants

Sabudana Khichdi or Sago Khichdi is loaded with carbohydrates and protein from peas. It is a good breakfast or ‘evening snack’ for your little one.

This can be introduced to babies around 9 months – when they are ready to try a variety of food. Serve the kichadi with yogurt.

Prepared using sabudana or tapioca, tossed in little ghee, ground cumin and jaggery . You can also top it with crushed cashews. Make sure to soak them first.

How to make easy Sabudana Khichdi ?

Saute soaked and drained tapioca pearls in ghee, add cumin, and jaggery. Add vegetables like peas or potato and cook for a few mins.

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Soaked and drained pearls

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Saute Peas along with spices

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Add few drops of lemon and serve hot.

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Sabudana Khichdi

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Sabudana Khichdi

Easy Kichidi for Infants
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Soak Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Sabudana, Sago
Servings: 2
Author: Eateries Delightful


  • 1/2 cup tapioca
  • 1 tbsp fresh cooked green peas or potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp jaggery powder
  • 2-3 tsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste for babies older than 1 year
  • 2-3 drops of lemon optional
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped cilantro optional


  • Soak tapioca in 3/4 cup of hot water. Drain the water after half an hour. Tapioca would have swollen up, leave it aside for 10-15 mins.
  • In a pan, add ghee and tapioca and saute for a minute
  • Add fresh green peas/potato, ground cumin, jaggery powder, and salt. Mix and close the lid for about 3 minutes. saute gently to keep tapioca from the sticking to the pan.
  • Cook until tapioca is soft and transparent.
  • Add a few drops of lemon and finely chopped cilantro, if the kiddo likes it.

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