Calories : 544
Carbohydrates : 135 g
Fiber : 1.37 g
Protein : >1g
Sabudana or Sago forms an integral part of fasting food almost all over India. Its made from the starch of tapioca, a root crop, which is then shaped into a small pearl that gives it, its iconic appearance. It is one of the most delicious and healthy foods you can eat that is low in calories and high in nutrients.
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Our Sabudana aids in digestion and strengthens bones. It has low protein content and it is free from casein and gluten. In addition, Sabudana is considered reasonably safe for diabetic people because it doesn’t elevate blood glucose levels immediately due to its low glycemic index. Sabudana holds a special place in India, as popular infant food, and is used in numerous mouth-watering recipes Sago khichdi, Vada, pakoras, upma.
How much time does it need to get soaked properly?
In a broad vessel, sabudana is soaked in just enough water to cover them. Soak them for 5-6 hours, preferably overnight, covered. After soaking, sabudana will fluff up.
Is sabudana gluten free?
Sabudana or sago is made by extracting starch from the tapioca root, which is naturally gluten free. As a result, sabudana is gluten-free.
What is sabudana made from?
Sabudana is produced by extracting starch from tapioca root, also known as cassava. The root is cleaned and crushed to release "milk," which is then laid out to rest for a few hours. The milk is then drained of impurities and machine-shaped into mini globules. These globules are then steamed, roasted, dried, and sometimes even polished to give sabudana its clean, milky white color.
Can we consume Sabudana while fasting?
Yes, many Indian cultures consume sabudana as a fasting food because it is a non-grain food high in carbohydrates. Sabudana is a popular diet food because it provides energy and contains no artificial sweeteners or chemicals.
Can Sabudana be considered as a balanced diet?
No, sabudana does not qualify as a complete food. Sabudana contains a lot of starch but not much iron, vitamins, calcium, or fiber. However, by combining it with other ingredients such as dairy products, vegetables, and nuts to make sabudana preparations, you can compensate for these deficiencies.