Follow this step by step fail-proof guide on how to soak sabudana for khichdi. Say goodbye to sticky, gooey sabudana pearls and say hello to perfect separated tapioca pearls – today and every-time.
Do you enjoy eating sabudana khichdi (tapioca pearls pulao) but end up getting mushy and sticky pearls all the time? No worries, here is a fail-proof step by step recipe on how to soak sabudana for khichdi or make perfect tapioca pearls for your sabudana khichdi.
Sabudana/tapioca pearls are gluten-free and vegan. Sabudana/tapioca, when combined with other gluten-free options, creates the most comforting and delicious meals! Just to name the few –
- sabudana vada,
- sabudana uttapam,
- sabudana dosa ,
- sabudana khichdi ,
- sabudana ladoo and
- sabudana namkeen.
Wondering what Sabudana is?
Sabudana pearls also referred as sago pearls/tapioca pearls are commonly enjoyed in Indian cuisine. During Indian fasting months, tapioca is the staple food. How to soak sabudana for khichdi
It is light on the stomach, easy to digest and provides energy. Soft and fluffy tapioca pearls when combined with veggies and roasted peanuts creates the most delightful and satisfying meal – Sabudana khichdi.
What else can Sabudana be used for?
Besides fasting food, sabudana/ sago/tapioca starch is used in baking too. Tapioca starch adds a pleasantly crisp texture to baked bread and cakes. It is found in the section where gelatin and baking goods are displayed.
But the commonly asked question is –
- how to get perfect sabudana pearls?
- how to soak sabudana for khichdi ?
- how to make perfect sabudana for vrat?
- My sabudana pearls have turned into a slimy mess.. help please?
The answer to all these questions is relatively simple – EQUAL AMOUNT OF SABUDNA + EQUAL AMOUNT OF WATER + KEEP IT FOR 4-5 HOURS OR OVERNIGHT = PERFECT PEARLS. 🙂
If sabudana/tapioca pearls are soaked in excess water then it turns into a gooey mess.
Now onto the recipe!
Hope you like this method and give it a try. If you happen to make it then either drop me a line below or share your yum pictures with me on Facebook. You can also find me on social media. Be sure to tag @ruchiskitchen (one word) or #ruchiskitchen. I would love to see your creation!