Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen is crunchy and super delicious snack that is perfect along with evening tea, or can be savoured just as it is when you are craving something tasty.

Anshu Pande
Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe
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Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack made with nylon tapioca pearls and can be eaten during fasting. It Is especially made for Navratri and because it is made for fasting there is no onion and no garlic in this recipe. 

There are many sizes of the sabudana pearls available in the store and to make this namkeen use the big size sabudana. Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is spiced with black peppercorn as some people do not consume red chilli powder during fasting.

You can store the Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen in an airtight container and enjoy it as a snack whenever you like. 

Serve Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen during evening along with Irani chai recipe.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


2 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Sabudana (Tapioca Pearls)
  • 1 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 15-20 Cashew nuts
  • 15-20 Sultana Raisins
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • Oil , to fry
  • 1 teaspoon Rock Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar , powdered
  • 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , ground

How to make Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe, in a Kadai heat some oil. Drop one pearl of sabudana in hot oil to test if it is heated optimally. If it rises instantly to the surface, the oil is ready to fry.

  2. Add sabudana to oil and let the sabudana fry and puff up for a couple of minutes without changing its colour. Remove sabudana on a plate lined with a paper towel to absorb extra oil.

  3. In the similar way, fry the peanuts till golden brown in colour. Be careful not to over fry them for they will taste bitter.

  4. Remove the fried peanuts on the plate lined with paper towel along with sabudana.

  5. Now in a Shallow pan, add a few drops of oil and shallow fry cashews till golden brown. Add them to the peanut-sabudana plate.

  6. Then add raisins to the same pan and toss it in oil till they puff up. Once done transfer to the plate.

  7. Finally saute, washed and dried curry leaves and chopped green chillies till they turn crisp.

  8. Transfer everything to a bowl, add powdered sugar,salt and ground black pepper.

  9. Toss everything together and transfer to an airtight container upon cooling. Enjoy whenever hunger kicks in. 

  10. Serve Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen during evening along with Irani chai recipe.