Sabudana Kheer – Ekadashi Special

Yes yet again another fabulous and super easy recipe eaten when your fasting, sabudana kheer.


  • 1 cup rinse and soak sabudana for 2 hours in water
  • 2 cups of milk
  • Sugar to taste
  • Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp of milk
  • Grated Almonds, Pista, Cashewnuts


  • In a pan add sabudana drained and a glass full of water, until it comes to a boiling point
  • Simultaneously in another pan warm the milk and bring it to a boil
  • Finally add the sabudana mixture in the milk, along with sugar, cardamon powder
  • Cant believe it, its ready in just three steps, it can be served hot or cold and trust me guys its super yummy




Gajar no Halwo – Carrot Pudding- Ekadashi Special

Huraaaay, guys this amazing sweet dish is so super duper easy to make. If you have a sweet tooth this will blend in super well on a fasting day also. Hahah gujaratis are trully blessed with farari food i guess, because we can still eat and be fasting at the same time. Here we go


  • 4 kgs of carrots
  • 2 ltrs of milk
  • 6 tbsp milk powder
  • 1 tbsp cardamon powder
  • Grated Almond, Pista and cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup times 2 sugar, adjust it to your sweet tooth
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • Handful Raisins


  • Peel the carrots, wash them and grate them with a manual grater, i use the thin side of the grater.
  • On a medium flame, in a big pan, add ghee and the grated carrots, let the carrots change colour, be stiring occassionally
  • Add the milk once it changes colour, and let the milk cook with carrots until its lumpy
  • Once all the milk is saoked in, add sugar and cook again, add cardamon powder also
  • Once its cooked and still hot, switch off the gas, and slowly add the milk powder as you mix the mixture. This is to avoid lumps being formed by milk powder
  • It can be served with icecream hot or even eaten refrigerated cubed in a tray

Tomato Moriyo (Samo) Ekadashi Special

Its ekadashi, an official day for chips 🙂 :), but because its deep fried most people try to avoid the so called yummy unhealthy chips. Some people miss eating rice on this day, but guys here is a fasting substitute for rice. It is healthier than rice and super filling. Here we go…


  • 2 Large tomato Paste
  • 1 Large potato cut into small cubes
  • 1 Large carrot cut into small cubes
  • 2 cups Mariyo – 5 cups water soaked for atleast 10mins
  • 5 green chillies split
  • Curry leaves and Cumin seeds for the temper
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee.
  • salt to taste


  • In a pan heat oil and add 1 tsp cumin seeds, the split green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the vegetables i.e. potatoes and carrots, add salt and let it cook for 5 to 7 mins
  • Add the tomato paste and salt again, after 8 mins, add the soaked moriyo into the pan
  • Add salt again as you taste, let it cook at high flame until it comes to a boil, stir occassionaly. then simmer on low heat until its cooked.
  • Served with dhai/yoghurt or even eaten on its own


Farari Potato Khichdi

We have have heard of Sabudana Khichdi, Moryo (Samo), Sabudana Bateta na vada (should be my next upload), bet you guys if you have heard of Potato Khichdi. This measurements serves 3 people,  let me be 80% sure that 60% of you have never made this farari potato khichdi, specially eaten when you observe the ekadashi fast. Also called faral.


  • 7 Medium sized Potatoes roughly mashed with hands
  • 2 Medium sized Tomatoes Paste
  • Ginger chilli paste
  • Curry Leaves and fresh coriander to garnish
  • Oil and cumin seeds for temper
  • Butter Milk – Chaas, this will depend on how thick you want the khichdi to be. Its better to use the ready made yoghurt to not make too sour
  • Gound Peanut 4 to 5 Tbsp

Ekadashi Special Sabudana Khichdi


  • 1/3 Cup Sagoo/ Sabudana, which are washed and soaked overnight
  • 2 Tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 2 medium sized potatoes chopped in small cubes
  • 4 pcs of hot green chillies chopped
  • 7pcs of Cashew Nuts
  • 1 Tbsp Sultanas/Dried Grapes/Draksh
  • 4 Tbsp ground peanuts
  • Salt, Sugar, Lemon Juice(Approximate these to your taste) and half tomato chopped

Ingredients Needed!


Heat Sunflower oil add Cumin seeds, Cashew nut, sultanas and green chillies


Add the cubed potatoes and cook them for 8mins


Further add chopped tomatoes and ground peanuts


Let them cook until they look like that 🙂


Sieve the soaked sabudana and drain out all the water, add salt, lemon juice, sugar and ground peanuts and mix well


Add the Sabudana to the mixture and mix well


Steam it until the sabudana is fully cooked, with a lid, and thats ready to Eat 🙂