Sabudana Vada is a traditional deep fried snack from Maharashtra, India. It is served with coriander chutney or coconut chutney. It is also called as Sago Vada.
Ingredients (18-20 vadas)
- Sabudana/ Tapioca Pearls – 1 ½ cup
- Boiled Potatoes – 4-5 (mashed)
- Roasted Peanuts – 1 cup (coarsely ground)
- Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp (optional)
- Red Chilli Powder – ½ tsp
- Green Chillies – 4 (finely chopped)
- Ginger – 1 tsp (finely chopped)
- Lime Juice – 2 tsp (optional)
- Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp
- Salt – to taste (Sendha Namak during Fast)
- Oil – for frying
- Wash and soak sabudana in enough water overnight.
- In a bowl add sabudana, potatoes, peanuts and mix evenly.
- Add cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger, lime juice, coriander leaves, red chilli powder and salt.
- Mix evenly to form a smooth dough.
- Divide the mixture into 18-20 equal portions and shape them into a round and flatten slightly.
- Deep-fry the vadas in hot oil until they are golden brown in colour and drain on absorbent tissue paper.
- Serve hot with coriander chutney.