Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4

What is carrot sabudana kheer?

Kheer in general is a pudding. And Carrot  Sabudana Kheer is a little twist to regular sabudana kheer. It is delightfully sweet.

Why this kheer is perfect as a quick, delicious and healthy dessert?

Sabudana or sago/tapioca pearl has carbohydrates, and when you combine with milk, carrots and nuts, this pudding gets packed with full of energy. Adding saffron to this recipe, gives it a nice color and aroma, which makes it a deliciously desirable dessert. You can cook this dessert in just 30 minutes.

Let’s learn how to make Carrot Sabudana Kheer in 8 easy steps.



  • 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)
  • 2 large carrots, shredded
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup sabudana (Sago)
  • 4 tbsp sugar, or as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp pistachio, chopped
  • 5-6 strands of saffron. crushed
  • 5-6 almonds, chopped



  1. Wash and soak the sabudana covered in 1 cup of water for about 45-50 minutes. Drain extra water, and keep aside.
  2. Heat a  pan, and add ghee to it.
  3. When ghee is hot, add shredded carrot to it, and sauté  for 5 minutes.
  4. Add milk and crushed saffron to carrots, and stir continuously till milk comes to boil.
  5. Once milk has boiled, add  sabudana and cook on medium heat for 3 minutes, or till sabudana turns translucent. Do not overcook sabudana.
  6. Add sugar, and cardamom and let it cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  7. Add chopped pistachio, and chopped almonds and mix well.
  8. Remove from heat. Delicious Carrot Sabudan kheer is ready to be served. It can be served hot or cold.

Happy Cooking 🙂




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