Sabudana Vada 

Sabudana Vada 

Sabudana vada is a popular recipe in Maharashtra prepared especially during fasts. The crunch of peanuts with versatile sago & potatoes with the spicy chillies makes one scrumptious finger licking experience. It’s flavourful and quite easy to make. A delicious evening tea time snack. 

Lets get started on the recipe. 

Difficultly level -Easy

Course – Snacks & Starters

Makes : 12 Vadas.  

Ingredients :

1/2 cup Sabudana (Sago) 

1 cup boiled, peeled and mashed potatoes 

1/4 cup coarsely crushed roasted peanuts 

2 tsp finely chopped green chillies 

2 tsp finely coriander leaves

1 tsp grated ginger

1/2 tsp jeera powder

2 tsp rice flour 

A pinch of Asafoetida (optional)

Sugar (optional)

Salt to taste 

Oil for deep frying 


  • Clean and soak the sago in 1/3 cup water for about 5-6 hours.
  • After 5 hours, the sago will be soft and fluffy. 
  • Add all the remaining ingredients to it and mix well. 
  • Divide the mixture into small portions & Make tikkis/vadas of equal size.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the vadas until they are golden brown in colour.
  • Drain excess oil in an absorbent paper and enjoy it hot with green chutney.

Tip – You can add grated cheese or paneer too, if you want to make it more creamy & cheesy. 


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