Javvarisi Payasam, Sabudana Kheer, Sago Kheer is a type of milk pudding made with the use of sago seeds. The small white pearls cooked with milk and sugar to make a delicious dessert just perfect for any occasion.
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword javvarisi payasam
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Soaking Time 50minutes
Total Time 35minutes
1cupsugarmore or less according to your sweetness preference
dry fruits or nuts of your choicechopped
Rinse the sago pearls with water a couple of times. Soak them in 2 cups of water for half an hour.
After half an hour, drain the water and allow it to sit for another 20 minutes. This helps to moisturize the sago pearls thoroughly.
In a pan, bring the milk to a boil. Add the soaked sago gently while stirring with a spoon.
Continue cooking the milk on a simmer while stirring occasionally.
When the sago is cooked, they will become transparent. Switch off the flame at that point and add sugar.
Stir till the sugar is dissolved. Serve warm or chilled garnished with dry fruits
Soak the sago pearls in sufficient water. This will help the sago to cook faster and thoroughly.
You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your preference. You can also substitute it with other natural sugars.
Garnish with dried fruits or nuts of your choice. You can also add coconut pieces to it.
Adding condensed milk just before adding the sugar will elevate the taste to another level.