Sabudana Vada is a traditional dish from Maharashtra , India . Sabudana Vada is made of Sabudana ( Sago ) , potato , Peanuts and some Spices. Sabudana Vada is served with Curd , Green Chutney along with Tea. Sabudana Vada is generally a Snack but in some parts of India Vada is mainly a fasting Snack . Vada is served during religious festivals especially during Navratri .

What is Sabudana Vada ?

Sabudana Vada is a mouth watering snack made from Sabudana , Potato and peanuts . Sabudana Vada is a Vada with crispy outer layer and soft inside. here is the Sabudana recipe with step by step photos and video.

Preparation Time – 30 minutes

Cook Time – 20 minutes

Serving – 13 Vada

Ingredients –

  • Sabudana (Sago) – 1 Cup
  • Potato – 3 medium size
  • Peanut ( Roasted and Crushed ) – 1 Cup
  • Raw Peanut – Half Cup
  • Cumin – 1 tsp
  • Salt or Rock Salt – 1 tsp
  • Green Chili – 3 Chopped
  • Red Chili Powder – Half tsp
  • Lemon – 2 tsp
  • Coriander – Handful

Sabudana Vada Recipe Step by Step with Photos

Soaking Sabudana

  1. Rinse 1 Cup of Sabudana and soak for at least 3 Hours or overnight. after that drain the extra water and rest Sabudana for 1 hour.

Other Preparation

2. Pressure cook 3 medium size Potato for 2- 3 whistles , peel them and mash well.

3. Roast half cup Peanuts for 5 minutes or until peanuts get golden and aromatic.

4. Once Peanuts get cool down , Grind them to a coarse powder.

Making Sabudana Vada

  • In a mixing bowl add soaked Sabudana , 3 medium size boiled and mashed Potato and 1 cup Roasted and Crushed Peanut. mix them well.
  • Now add 1 tsp Cumin ( jeera) , 1 tsp Salt , 3 finely chopped green chili , half tsp red chili powder , 2 tsp lemon , handful Coriander leaves and mix them well.

  • Now add row Peanuts and form a dough.

  • Grease hands with little oil and take a small portion of dough and give it a ball shape , similarly make all other balls from dough.

  • now slightly flatten the balls to give them a shape of vada or patties.
  • Heat Oil in a pan. slide vada in hot oil and fry them on a medium flame , stir occasionally until golden brown.

  • Remove Vada from Oil and serve hot with green chutney and curd.

Tips for Sabudana Vada-

  1. To fry Sabudana Vada Oil should be hot and always fry Sabudana Vada on medium flame. if you fry Sabudana Vada on low flame they can break and become oily.
  2. To make Sabudana Vada , Sabudana should be of good quality. there are different kind of Sabudana , some soak up well just in 2 hours while others take more time . Sabudana should be soaked well to make perfect Sabudana Vada.
  3. Boiled Potato should not be soggy. Do not over cook Potato.

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