Sabudana is a very versatile beads that can be used in making many different dishes.Usually dishes made from sabudaana are eaten in fasts.
The only raw material for manufacturing Sabudana is “tapioca root” internationally known as “cassava”. For infants and sick persons or during fasts (vrata-upawas), Sabudana is considered an acceptable form of nutrition . It is used in a variety of dishes such as desserts like “kheer” (boiled with sweetened milk) or Khichadi, vada, bonda etc. (mixed with Potatoes, Ground nuts, rock-salt, black-pepper or green chillies). Tapioca Sago is commonly Known as sabudana (साबुदाना) in Hindi, Sabakki in Kannada or Javvarisi in Tamil, Saggubiyyam in Telugu in India. Sabudana (Sago) is a produce, prepared purely from Tapioca Root ("cassava") Botanical name is “Manihot Esculenta Crantz Syn. Utilissima”.