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.