Navratri is considered as an important sacred festival in the Hindu religion. Navratri worships Goddess Durga and her various forms which are the epitomes of power and have the ability to bring in anything desired.
Method to prepare
1. Rinse sabudana under tap water for 1 min.
2. Transfer the sabudana to a large bowl. Add ½ cup of water to sabudana.
3. Cover and allow it to rest for 3 hours.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add peanuts.
5. Roast them, continually stirring for about 5 minutes until golden.
6.Once cooked, transfer to a plate and set aside.
7. On same pan, add diced potatoes and Sabudana
8. Sauté for 3-4 minutes on a medium flame until soft and tender.
9. Mix cooked peanuts to the pan.
10. Add curry leaves and all the spices.
11. Mix well and cook sabudana for a few more minutes until most of the sabudana pearls become translucent.
This dish is specially made in India during the fasting season of Navratri. Best dish for fasting days like Navratri or mahashivratri or Ekadashi.
It keeps your blood pressure low and controlled- it contains a decent amount of potassium that helps to keep your BP in check. It promotes healthy blood flow and lowers the strain in your heart. Helps fight birth defects- sabudana is a rich source of vitamin b6 and folate, that helps in proper development of the fetus.
1. 1 cup Sabudana
2. 1 Tablespoon Oil
3. 1 tablespoon Raw Peanuts
4. 1 large Potato peeled, rinsed and cut in cubed
5. 8 leaves of of Curry leaves
6. ½ teaspoon Dried cilantro leaves
7. ½ teaspoon Crushed red chili flakes
8. Salt Sendha namak