Upwas Combo

By Chef Sunita W

Preparation Time : 4.5 Hrs

Tags: Maharashtrian

399

Serves 2

Sabudana Khichdi consists of tapioca pearls (regional name- Sabudana or Sago) and Sabudana Vada, or Sabu Vada, is a traditional Maharashtrian snack and is one of the famous dishes in the state.

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About the Dish

Sabudana Khichdi consists of tapioca pearls (regional name- Sabudana or Sago). This is a Maharashtrian delicacy and people usually make it when they are fasting. Sabudana Khichdi is a popular dish throughout India and gains demand during fasts on days of Shivratri or Navratri. In major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Nagpur, and others, it’s a famous street food delicacy. It’s also known as Sabudana Usal in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region and is a healthy delicacy as it is gluten-free and promotes muscle growth.

Sabudana Vada, or Sabu Vada, is a traditional Maharashtrian snack and is one of the famous dishes in the state. People traditionally serve this dish during festivities and when a person is fasting, mainly during Navratri fasts. Sabudana, also known as Tapioca or Sago in English, comes from a starch extract of roots of the Cassava plant. People consume it on fasts because of its high energy content and it instantly recharges you; also it is gluten-free and promotes muscle growth.

How to Eat

Enjoy these upwas special delicacies one by one. The order can be as per you preference. Eat the Sabudana Vade by breaking a bite-sized piece, dip it in some coconut chutney, and enjoy, Take a spoonful of bite from the sabudana khichdi and enjoy the burst of flavours. It's a mildly spicy delicacy, where the vade have a crispy coating and soft on the inside, and the khichdi has a soft texture and is easy to chew. It's supposed to be enjoyed hot and can be eaten at lunch or dinner or as a snack.

About the Chef

Chef Sunita W

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