Sabudana Vada for Vrat

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Total Time:
2 hours and 30 minutes
Serves: 10-12
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Sabudana Vada or sago vada is a deep fried snack from Maharashtra that is a popular snack during a religious vrat or fast.

The vada is made of sabudana or sago that is soaked overnight or for a couple of hours. The potatoes have to be boiled, peeled and then mashed in advance for this recipe. 

Sabudana vada is often accompanied by a spicy green chutney made with coriander and mint.

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  • 1 kg. potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 cup saboodana (150 gms.)
  • 2 tsp. sendha namak (rock salt)
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Ghee/oil for frying

How to Make Sabudana Vada for Vrat

  • Wash sabudana till the water clears. Soak in water, with water level coming upto 3 cms/1/2” above the sabudana, for about 1 ½ hours.
  • Drain in a colander and mix in potatoes, salt, chilli powder, coriander leaves, green chillies and lemon juice.
  • Shape potato mixture into flat, round vadas (grease hands if it sticks). Heat ghee/oil for frying.
  • Fry vadas until golden and crisp on both sides and serve hot, with a chutney.