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Sabudana Vada/Wada - Maharashtrian

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Sabudana is used in Indian cooking, especially in Maharashtra as a light-meal choice for for all fasting days. Sabudana vadas are crunchy and simply melts in the mouth. It leaves the stomach full while the tongue craves for more.
  Sago 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Sabudana soaked in water overnight)
  Peanut powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), roasted
  Boiled potato 1 Medium, mashed
  Green chilies 2 Medium, crushed
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Samo seeds/Rice flour 2 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Baking soda 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Water 1 Tablespoon (As needed) (Optional)
For frying the sabudana vadas
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (As needed for deep frying)

1. Soak sabudana in water overnight or at least for 4 - 6 hours.
2. After soaking overnight, drain and set aside.

3. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well.
4. Moisten your palms with a little water and take small portions from the mixture and make patties as shown in the video.
5. Heat oil in a pan over high heat and deep fry the vadas until golden in color.
6. Once done, drain onto a paper towel to remove the excess oil from it.

7. Serve hot with any chutney of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
All those who like eating Indian snacks, should definitely try this out. It is an easy snack to make. The Chef makes Sabudana Vada in the video, which is a famous snack in Maharashtra.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 349 Calories from Fat 151

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.7%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 156 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 5 g9.7%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 47.2%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 25.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sabudana Vada/Wada - Maharashtrian Recipe Video