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sabudana kheer recipe
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sabudana kheer recipe, how to make sabudana kheer | Sago payasam recipe

Sabudana kheer, quick,easy and tasty dessert with sago pearls in just 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 233kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1/4 cup sago pearls
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 7-8 cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 teaspoons ghee
  • Water for cooking sago


  • Heat ghee in a pan and roast sago pearls. Set aside
  • Fry cashews in the same ghee and set aside
  • Bring 1.5 cups water in a pot and cook sago pearls until they turn glossy.
  • Boil milk, add sugar and let it dissolve. Simmer the milk for 5-7 minutes until it thickens.
  • Add the cooked sago pearls and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add fried cashews, cardamom powder and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Serve sabudana kheer hot or cold.


1. If you prefer more sago in your payasam, you increase it by 1/3 cup.
2. Roasting the sago pearls gives a good flavor to the payasam.
3. Do not boil the kheer after adding sabudana.


Calories: 233kcal