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sabakki paysa recipe
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sabudana kheer recipe | sabakki paysa recipe | sago payasam recipe

easy sabudana kheer recipe | sabakki paysa recipe | sago payasam recipe
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 Servings


  • ¼ cup sabudana / sago / saabakki / tapioca
  • ½ cup water for soaking
  • 3 cups milk full cream
  • ¼ cup sugar add more if required
  • 10 cashews halved
  • 2 tbsp raisins / dry grapes
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder


  • firstly, in a small bowl soak sabudana in water for 30 minutes. soak more to reduce the cooking time.
  • further, in a thick bottomed pan add milk.
  • also add soaked sabudana along with water. you can discard the water, however, i feel the starch will be lost.
  • boil the milk on medium flame.
  • stir occasionally making sure it doesnt stick to bottom of pan.
  • boil for 5 minutes or till the sabunda turns translucent.
  • now add ¼ cup sugar. add more sugar if you like paysa / kheer to be more sweet.
  • also add cashews, raisins and cardamom powder.
  • mix well making sure everything is mixed well.
  • simmer for another 20 minutes stirring in between.
  • also the milk thickens.
  • finally, serve sabudana kheer or sabakki paysa hot or chilled.