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Sabudana Kheer Recipe for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids | Sago Kheer

Sabudana kheer - easy kheer made with sago, milk & cardamom.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Sabudana/Sago - 1/4 cup
  • Boiled Milk - 1.25 cups or 250 ml
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp optional
  • Chopped nuts - 1 tsp optional for garnishing
  • Water - as needed


  • Soak sago in water for 15 to 20 minutes. Soaking time depends on the sago variety. Then wash the sago well in running water and drain the water. In a saucepan, take the drained sago and add water till it immersed level. Cook in low flame until sago becomes transparent.
  • Add the boiled milk now to the cooked sago and mix well. Simmer for 5 minutes until the milk thickens. Keep in low flame to avoid curdling.
  • Add cardamom powder and give a quick stir. Then add sugar and mix well till it dissolves.
  • Cook for five more minutes until the sago is blended well with milk. Switch off the flame once done. Finally, garnish with ghee fried nuts if you prefer.


Serving: 2g