Sabudana Vada ( Faraal Recipe)

Sabudana Vada (  Faraal Recipe)

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A very famous faraal food from the maharashtrian repertoire, this can either be relished as a quick snack or as a whole meal along with curds and chutney!

Sabudana Vada ( Faraal Recipe) recipe - How to make Sabudana Vada ( Faraal Recipe)

Soaking time:  4 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 vadas
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1/2 cup sago (sabudana)
1 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1/3 cup roasted peanuts , coarsely crushed
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp lemon juice , optional
sugar , optional
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
green chutney
1 cup fresh curds (dahi) , mixed with 3 tbsp powdered sugar

  1. Clean, wash and soak the sago in approx. 1/3 cup of water for about 4 to 5 hours or till all the water is absorbed and the sago swells.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter flat round. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the vadas on a medium flame till they turn light brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Serve hot with green chutney and sweet curds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per vada
Energy122 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates11.9 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat7.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.7 mg
Sabudana Vada Video by Tarla Dalal


Sabudana Vada ( Faraal Recipe)
 on 24 Feb 17 09:24 PM

Amazing recipe for a fasting day. Loved the crispness and the sweet and tangy flavor of the vadas.
Sabudana Vada (faraal Recipe)
 on 20 May 12 10:07 AM

Tried out and was excellent.It's raining in b'lore and was an ideal snack ,hot spicy in the rainy evenings!