Sago Kheer also popularly known as Sabudana Kheer is a milk pudding made with soaked sago pearls and is an ideal dessert option in Hindu community during their religious fasts. Its texture is creamy, luscious and absolutely melt in mouth. Tapioca Sago (Sabudana) is a processed, ready to cook agricultural food product. The only raw material for manufacturing Sabudana is tapioca root internationally known as Cassava. For infants and sick persons or during fasts (vrata-upawas), Sabudana is considered an acceptable form of nutrition. [wikipedia]
Sabudana kheer can be flavored with various ingredients like saffron, mango, carrots, beets etc. Its light to your stomach and keeps your digestion easy. I often make sabudana kheer at home, apart from this there are various other savory items as well made with sago pearls. Though this time my recipe is with sugar and is non-vegan but sago kheer can also be made using non-dairy products for vegans and sweetened with natural ingredients for diabetics. I had already posted Sugar Free Sago Kheer in my blog previously. Coming back to today’s post, let us quickly check out the ingredients require and the steps as well.