1. Sabudana/Tapioca Pearl Pilaf

Sabudana Khichdi is one the most popular dishes and is made mostly during fasts. The tapioca is coated with crunchy roasted peanuts with spices and a generous squeeze of lemon. It’s a meal for all the ages.

Everyone loves Tapioca, isn’t it? When you make tapioca, at times it might turn out mushy and sticky, so, to learn how to make a perfect tapioca pearl pilaf, here is the recipe.

Required Time: 10-12mins


Sabudana/Tapioca- 2cups

Potatoes-2 medium sized

Green Chilies

Curry Leaves

Fennel Seeds



Lemon Juice

Coriander Leaves

Salt/Rock salt

Chili Flakes/Red Chili Powder



  1. Wash Sabudana thoroughly and add enough water and soak it overnight
  2. Sabudana will get fluffy the next day and drain the excess water
  3. Boil potatoes and peel off the skin and cut into pieces.
  4. Crush the peanuts.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add fennel seeds and cumin seeds. And further curry leaves and peanuts and roast the peanuts until it turns dark brown.
  6. Add potatoes and green chilies and sauté it for 5-7mins to avoid any stickiness in tapioca.
  7. Add Sabudana, salt, and chili flakes
  8. Mix well and cook Sabudana until it gets translucent.
  9. Finally, add lemon juice and garnish it with coriander leaves.
  10. Enjoy eating!


  1. Fruit Salad

Mixing in chunks of ripe fruits will make the eating experience less monotonous and more enjoyable!


  1. Cut all the fruits that you like and mix it well.
  2. Add salt/rock salt, pepper, and lemon juice
  3. Mix it well.
  4. Fruit salad is ready!


  1. Kesariya/Saffron Lassi

Nothing like a chilled glass of Lassi and it’s too filling. A glass of lassi can make your stomach full. So, it’s the best thing to have during fasts. The recipe is very easy to stir up at home.


Thick Curd-2cups

Powdered sugar-3-4tablsepoon (According to your taste)


Cardamom Powder


  1. Take a bowl, combine curd, powdered sugar, and saffron and cardamom powder.
  2. With a blender, whisk the mixture
  3. Pour it into glasses and you can top up with saffron and cardamom powder
  4. Sweet and delicious Lassi is ready!