Sabudana Vada

A popular Maharashtrian snack eaten generally during fast. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Sabudana Vada

Main Ingredients Sago (sabudana), Ginger-green chilli paste
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 3.30-4 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sabudana Vada

  • 2 cups Sago (sabudana) soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanuts crushed
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled
  • For chutney
  • 1 cup Scraped coconut
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • to taste Salt


  1. Put sago in a large mixing bowl, add ginger-green chilli paste, peanuts, salt and sugar.
  2. Mash the potatoes and add to the sago mixture and mix everything well.
  3. Divide the mixture into equal portions, shape into balls and flatten them lightly.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  5. Slide the vadas into the hot oil and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. To make the chutney, put coconut, coriander leaves, green chillies and salt in a mixer jar.
  7. Add a little water and grind to a fine paste. Transfer into a small bowl.
  8. Arrange the vadas on a serving plate and serve hot with chutney.