Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sago Kitchdi / Javvarisi Upma | Upma Recipes

Sago is the starchy extract from tapioca. It is also commonly known as sabudhana/Javvarisi/Saggubiyyam in regional languages of India. These are small, dry white balls (about 2 mm or less) which becomes larger, translucent and soft when soaked and cooked. They are mostly used in preparing sweets like kheer/pudding and also savory dishes like upma or fryums. I first tasted this upma when my MIL