Sabudana vada/cutlets is a popular Maharashtrian snack made using sago/tapioca also known as sabudana. It’s really delicious, crunchy on the outer side and is soft inside. Sabudana vada is a popular recipe for fasts as it contains no onion and garlic. Sabudana is one of the most common ingredients used for making recipes for fasts.
Required Time: 10-12 minutes
Potatoes-4 big size
Sago (Sabudana)-2 cups
Red Chilli Powder
Oil for frying
- Soak the sabudana overnight or at least 4-5 hours before preparation.
- Drain all the water completely
- Boil the potatoes, peel and mash them
- Mix the mashed potatoes and sabudana together
- Add, chopped green chilies, coriander leaves, salt, red chili powder, fennel seeds and breadcrumbs
- Mix it well
- Take some portion of the mixture in your hands and shape them into flat round cutlets
- Heat oil for deep frying
- Now gently place the cutlets in the oil and let it get fried in the medium flame.
- Turn over a couple of times to fry the cutlets evenly
- Fry until it turns golden and crispy
- Place it over a butter or tissue paper to absorb excess oil
- Sabudana Vadas/Cutlets are ready to serve!
- Serve hot with coriander chutney or ketchup
Tip: 1. Adding a good quantity of breadcrumbs will make it less oily and more crispy.
2. You can add chopped roasted peanuts as well (if you like)