Sabudana Vada Recipe | Crispy Sago Fritters

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Sabudana Vada is a crispy delicious snack made by deep frying spiced sabudana and potato cutlets. This is traditionally a Maharashtrian recipe, but is now widely enjoyed across other parts of the country as well.

Sabudana vada is a popular recipe for vrats/fasts as it contains no onion and garlic. Sabudana (also known as sago or tapioca) is one of the most common ingredients used for making recipes for vrats during festivals like Navratras.

These vadas can be made as a snack or an appetizer. These are also popularly served on Indian Street Food stalls. These are typically served with Coriander ChutneyTamarind Chutney or tomato ketchup.

To make Sabudana Vadas at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Sabudana Vada Recipe | Crispy Sago Fritters

Sabudana Vadas are crispy delicious Maharashtrian snacks made by deep frying spiced Sabudana (Sago / Tapioca) and potato cutlets.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 10
Category Snacks
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g

Ingredients For Sabudana Vada Recipe | Crispy Sago Fritters
  

  • 1 Cup Sabudana (Sago/Tapioca Pearls)
  • 2 Potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1-2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts, roasted and coarsely ground
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt or Rock Salt
  • Oil for Frying

Step By Step Instructions for Sabudana Vada Recipe | Crispy Sago Fritters
 

  • Soak sabudana (tapioca) in water overnight for 5-6 hours. When they have become soft, drain all the water using a colander.
    1 Cup Sabudana (Sago/Tapioca Pearls)
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Boil, peel and mash the potatoes. Add them to a large mixing container along with the sabudana.
    2 Potatoes, boiled and mashed
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Roast and coarsely grind the peanuts. Add these to the mixture as well.
    1/2 Cup Peanuts, roasted and coarsely ground
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Add red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt.
    1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Powder, 1 Teaspoon Salt or Rock Salt
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Also add finely chopped green chillies, cumin seeds (jeera) and lemon juice.
    1-2 Green Chillies, finely chopped, 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Divide them into small lemon sized portions and shape them into round flat patties.
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8
  • Fry the patties in medium hot oil till they turn golden brown. Do not set the heat to a high setting, otherwise the vadas will not get cooked properly from the inside. Drain the excess oil on an absorbent paper.
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions 9
  • Sabudana Vadas are ready. Serve them hot with coriander chutney, tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup.
    Sabudana Vada Recipe Step By Step Instructions

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