Sabudana upma is a simple, easy to prepare and a Maharashtrian favorite snack. Sabudana upma is normally eaten during fasting days. Sabudana upma is a low fat dish and makes good for breakfasttime or even snack time. Sabudana means sago. Sago is made from the starch extracted from the pith (center) of the sago palm stems. Sago or sabudana is in the shape of small globules or pearls.
There are a variety of dishes made from Sabudanalike the Sabudana payasam,Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana vade and many more.Sabudana is full of starch or carbohydrates and is great for a quick boost of energy, and hence often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals. Sagosoup is also great when you're sick because it gives you quick energy and is easy to digest.
According to Indian medicine, sago and rice have a cooling effect on the system; hence sago soup is given if you have excess bile (caused by excess body heat). Sabudana is just starch other than carbohydrates and low in fat and protein. Nutrition-wise, sabudanadoes not contain any minerals or vitamins and has very low amounts of calcium, iron, and fiber. However to compensate you can use ingredients like milk for making Payasam or vegetables and peanuts for preparing Sabudana upma or khichdi.
Summary: upma or khichidi made with sabudana - sago a popular breakfast dish from maharastra
coriander leaves - 1 - bunch
cumin seeds - 2 - tsp
curry leaves - 1 - springs
green chilies - 3 to 4 - number
lemon juice - 1 -tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 - tsp
oil - 1 - tbsp
ONION - 1 - number
peanut powder - 1/2 - cup
sago (tapioca) - 2 - cup
salt - to taste
sugar ( optional) - 1 - tsp
urad wash - 1/2 - tsp
1. Soak sago in water for 3 hrs . Drain the water and keep it aside . sometimes the sago needs to be rinsed in a little bit of water).
In pan add oil, murstard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, onions salt, turmuric, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, mix well then add sago mix well and cook for 5min then add crushed peanuts and mix well and close it with a lid for 4min and lastly top it of with lime juice, and coriander.