Sabudana Kheer - Tapioca Pudding (Fasting Recipe)

Sabudana Kheer by veggierecipehouse Navratri

Sabudana/Tapioca kheer is very delicious and creamy dessert. It is not only eaten in during navratri fasting but can be enjoyed any time.  Best served when chilled.

Tapioca perls are cooked in milk and with dry fruits and saffron, It gives a nice aroma and color to this dessert. First you have to soak sabudana for some time, soaking reduces the cooking time of sabudana.

Recipe Video:

Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pudding)

  • Tapioca Pearls (Sabudana) - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom Powder - a pinch
  • Saffron Strands - 5 to 6
  • Pistachio cut thinly - 5 to 6
  1. First wash and soak Tapioca pearls in water for about 2 hours. This will be double in size after soaking.
  2. Start boiling milk in a heated pan on medium to high heat. Add 1/4 cup water, It prevents milk from sticking to bottom of pan.
  3. Once milk starts to boil reduce heat to medium. And let it boil for 8-10 minutes, stirring in between.
  4. Once milk is half of original quantity add soaked tapioca after draining water.
  5. Start boiling again till tapioca pearls becomes tranparent.
  6. Add sugar, cardamom powder, saffron strand and pistachio.
  7. Let this cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  8. Serve chilled.