Some health benefits of sago or sabudana may include its positive impact on weight gain, blood circulation, bone mineral density, nerve function, blood pressure and digestion. Sago does contain high level of calories, and is very high in carbohydrates that is valuable in providing energy boost. But if you are diabetic or trying to lose weight, heed caution in consumption of this food.
For those who love sago, here’s a recipe that they are sure to enjoy. You can replace blueberries with strawberries if you like.
- Wash and then soak the sago in water. Place in a bowl and cover will adequate water so it is just submerged. After an hour, cook the sago in the same water for about 15 minutes so the pearls turn transparent and soft.
- Simultaneously, bring milk to a boil. Now add in sugar, stir and allow to boil on a medium flame. Add in the cooked sago and allow the pudding to cook for five minutes.
- Add in the blueberry compote and mix well allowing the pudding to come together as a thick mix. Then, stir in chopped nuts, reserve some for garnishing.
- Turn off the flame and cool the pudding.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour.
- Garnish the pudding with chopped nuts and blueberries
Prep time: 10 minutes + 1 hour soaking time
Cooking time: 30 minutes
2 litres milk
6 tsp sugar
100 g sago
Nuts of your choice, chopped
3 tbsp blueberry compote Blueberries for garnishing