Jain Sabudana Vada

These sabudana vadas are especially for the Jains – they have no potatoes. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Sabudana Vada
Main Ingredients Sago (sabudana), Raw bananas
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 5-6 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Sabudana Vada

  • 1 cup Sago (sabudana) soaked in 1 cup water for 5-6 hours
  • 3-4 Raw bananas boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 4 tablespoons Roasted peanuts crushed
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt warm


  1. Put sago, raw banana, peanuts, lemon juice, green chillies, one teaspoon sugar, salt and coriander leaves in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai,
  3. Add very little water to the mixture in the bowl and mix well.
  4. Reserve two tablespoons of the sago mixture and divide the remaining mixture into twelve equal portions, shape them into vadas, slide into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Whisk yogurt. Add remaining sugar, salt and reserved sago mixture and mix well.
  6. Serve hot vadas with the yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1086
Carbohydrates 146.4
Protein 13.8
Fat 49.3