Sabudana Vada Recipe

Sabudana Vada
Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada are the delicious dumplings made with sago and boiled potatoes. It is one of the tastiest dish served during fasting. It is one of the most popular snack dish of Maharashtrian cuisine.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 persons


  • 1 cup sago (sabudana)
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts crushed
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 3-4 green chillies thinly chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to make Sabudana Vada:

  1. Soak the sabudana in generous amount of water for overnight.
  2. Next morning, drain the excess amount of water and spread them in a sieve.
  3. Mash the boiled potatoes in a big bowl.
  4. Add soaked sago, peanuts, green chillies, lemon juice, salt and black pepper powder.
  5. Mix very well and add 1 tbsp of oil and handful thinly chopped coriander leaves.
  6. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
  7. Heat good amount of oil in a pan.
  8. Divide the sago mixture into 12-15 small balls or portions.
  9. Flatten each of them between palms of your hands.
  10. When the oil seems hot enough then drop few vadas at a time in hot oil.
  11. Fry on medium high flame until turns into golden brown in color.
  12. Drain on oil absorbent paper.
  13. Serve immediately with chutney and tomato sauce.

Chef Tips:

  1. Serve these delicious sabudana vada immediately else becomes soggy.
  2. Sabudhana vada can be made from leftover soaked sago.


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