Crispy Sabudana Vada (Maharashtrian Sabudana)

Extremely popular during the Navartri (Dussera) festival time among the Maharashtrians, these can also be enjoyed during the rest of the year.

Crispy Sabudana Vada (Maharashtrian Sabudana)

Crispy Sabudana Vada (Maharashtrian Sabudana)

Recipe by Ushakal GroupCourse: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • 1/2 cup Sabudana

  • 2 boiled Potato medium size

  • Salt to taste

  • 3 tbsp fresh Coriander chopped

  • 2 tsp green Chilli chopped

  • 1/4 cup roasted Peanuts – 1/4 cup Skin removed and crushed


  • Wash the sabudana. Soak for 6-8 hours in 1/2 cup water.
  • After 6-8 hours, sabudana would have soaked all the water and will be soft.
  • Add soaked sabudana, salt, fresh coriander, green chilli and roasted peanuts in a bowl.
  • Grate the boiled potatoes and add to the bowl.
  • Mix everything nicely.
  • Make small balls from the dough. Flatten them a little bit and keep aside.
  • If it is too sticky, apply little oil on your palms and make flatted dough vada.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan.
  • Fry the vadas in hot oil ton high heat till golden brown from both the sides.
  • Serve hot with coriander chutney.

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