Sabudana (Sago) Vada

SABUDANA (SAGO) VADA

(makes 12-14 vadas / time – 20 minutes)
What we need to make Sabudana Vada ?
1 cup sago (sabudana), 2 cup Potato (boiled & mashed), 4 tablespoon peanut (mungfali dana) roasted & grinded, 1 teaspoon cumin (zeera) powder, 2 tablespoon green chillies (finely chopped), 1 tablespoon ginger (adrak) (grated), 2 tablespoon water caltrop (singhara) flour, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon black pepper powder, salt to taste, oil to fry.
What we need to make Green Chutney ?
1 cup coriander leaves, 4 garlic cloves, 4 green chillies, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, salt to taste.
Making Sabudana Vada…

  1. Wash the sabudana and soak it in 2 cups of water for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Take a bowl, mix the sabudana along with all the other ingredients and knead lightly to form a soft dough (add water if needed).
  3. Divide the dough into 12 parts, roll each one into a smooth patty (You will need to lightly oil your palms to prevent the dough from sticking).
  4. Heat the oil in a frying pan on medium high heat, to check if the oil is ready, drop a small piece of dough into the oil, the dough should rise to the surface, slowly drop the patties into the frying pan.
  5. Deep-fry the vadas until they are golden brown in color and drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Serve hot with green chutney.
Making Green Chutney…

  1. Wash all the ingredients.
  2. Combine all the ingredients and grind to a smooth paste in a blender using very little water.
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Maharashtrian Poha

MAHARASHTRIAN POHA

(for 2 – 3 persons / time – 15 minutes)
What we need to make Maharashtrian Poha ?
3 cup poha (Flattened rice), 1 teaspoon mustard (raa-e) seeds, 1 teaspoon cumin (zeera) seeds,1 tablespoon curry leaves (meetha neem), 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing), 1 teaspoon black gram (urad dal), 1 teaspoon bengal gram (chana dal), 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 medium sized chopped onion, 2 green chilies (finely chopped), 2 tablespoon (peanut) mungfali dana , 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi), salt to taste, sugar to taste, 1 tablespoon oil
What we need for Garnishing ?
coriander (dhaniya) leaves (finely chopped), grated coconut (nariyal).
Making Poha…

  1. Rinse the poha by placing it on a strainer or colander, just until it is moist.
  2. Take a pan, put it on medium flame and add 1 tblspoon oil in it.
  3. Add musterd seeds and let it splutter than add cumin seeds, Asafoetida and curry leaves.
  4. Add onion, peanuts and green chilies, stir and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Add turmeric powder and poha, cook it for 2-3 minutes with cover.
  6. Add sugar and lemon juice, mix well.
  7. Transfer it in a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.

Vegetable Poha

VEGETABLE POHA

(for 3 – 4 persons / time – 20 minutes)
What we need to make Vegetable Poha ?
3 cup poha (Flattened rice), 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (raa-e), 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (zeera),1 tablespoon curry leaves (meetha neem), 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 medium sized chopped onion, 2 green chilies (finely chopped), 2 tablespoon peanut (mungfali dana), 1 potato (aaloo) (cut in small cubes), 1 carrot (gazar) (finely chopped), 1 small capsicum (shimla mirch) (finely chopped), 2 tablespoon green peas (matar) (boiled), 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi), salt (namak) to taste, Suger (shakkar) to taste, 1 tablespoon oil.
What we need for Garnishing ?
coriander leaves (dhaniya) (finely chopped), sev, pomegranate (annar)
Making Poha…

  1. Rinse the poha by placing it on a strainer or colander, just until it is moist.
  2. Take a pan, put it on medium flame and add 1 tblspoon oil in it.
  3. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter than add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  4. Add onion, peanuts and green chilies, stir and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Add carrot, potato and cook with cover till potatoes become soft.
  6. Add capsicum and green peas, fry for 1 minute.
  7. Add turmeric powder and poha, cook it for 2-3 minutes with cover.
  8. Add sugar and lemon juice, mix well.
  9. Transfer it in a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves, anar and sev.

Kanda (Onion) Poha

KANDA (ONION) POHA

(for 2 – 3 persons / time – 15 minutes)
What we need to make Kanda Poha ?
3 cup poha (Flattened rice), 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (raa-e), 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (zeera), 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 medium sized chopped onion, 2 green chilies (finely chopped), 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi) , salt to taste, sugar to taste, 1 tablespoon oil
What we need for Garnishing ?
coriander (dhaniya) leaves (finely chopped), sev
Making Poha…

  1. Rinse the poha by placing it on a strainer or colander, just until it is moist.
  2. Take a pan, put it on medium flame, add 1 tblspoon oil in it.
  3. Add musterd seeds and let it splutter than add cumin seeds.
  4. Add onion and green chilies, stir and fry onions till tender
  5. Add turmeric powder and poha, cook it for 2-3 minutes with cover.
  6. Add sugar and lemon juice, mix well.
  7. Transfer it in a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves and sev.