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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Javvarisi Upma - Sabudana Khichdi - Saggubiyyam Upma

Javvarisi Upma(sabbakki Upma) is a Quick recipe.Bachelors and Office Goers can prepare this as a Tiffin recipe. Sabudana(Saggubiyyam) is full of starch or carbohydrates and is great for a quick boost of energy, and hence often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals.  According to "The New Oxford Book of Food Plants," traditional Indian medicine uses sago in combination with rice to cool the body. Therefore, sago can function as an herbal remedy to treat ailments resulting from too much heat, such as the production of excess bile. Sago is also used in traditional medicine outside the Indian subcontinent in Sri Lanka, New Guinea and other Asian Pacific countries.

Sago upma


Javvarisi(Sago) - 1 cup.(pick smaller sized pearl sago(nylon sago) )
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
chana dal - 1 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 12.
green chillies - 5 or 6.
salt - to taste.
oil - to fry.
Moong dal - 1/4 cup.
lemon juice - 1 tbsp.(optional)
cilantro or coriander leaves.


Soak the Javvarisi in Water Overnight.[Next day if there is any excess water drain it and keep it aside].
Pressure cook the Moong dal for 3 whistles or cook in a bowl with needed water till it becomes Soft.

Saggubiyyam Upma


  • Heat the oil, add Mustard seeds when it splutters add chana dal,urad dal, slit greenchillies and curry leaves.saute well.
  • Now add Sago(javvarisi) and saute for 5 to 10 minutes till sago turns colour from white to some shiny texture.

  • Now add Cooked Moong dal and Mix Well.
  • Switch off the stove, then add lemon juice. garnish with cilantro. Serve hot.


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Brindha said...

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