Sabudana Vada


  • 1 cup sabudana
  • 2 boiled and mashed potatoes
  • ½ cup roasted peanut powder
  • 2 green chillies cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • oil for frying

For Chutney:

  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2-3 chopped green chillies
  • 2 tablespoon roasted peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoon yogurt
  • Pinch of sugar

Sabudana Vada Making:

  1. Wash Sabudana with water for at least 4 to 5 times. Each time discard the water. Soak the sabudana with water and wait for 20 minutes.
  2. After 20 minutes, drain the water from sabudana and cover the pot with the lid for at least 6-7 hours or overnight.
  3. Next day, Sabudana will become soft and translucent. Just stir the sabudana with your hands, sprinkle little water on top and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Mix sabudana, mashed potatoes, peanut powder, chillies, sugar, and salt in a bowl.
  5. Divide them into equal size of balls.(Around 18-20)
  6. Heat oil in a pan. Add the round balls into the oil very carefully. Fry them on medium heat from the both sides. Drain on a paper towel.
  7. Serve hot with chutney.


  1. Mix cilantro, green chillies, peanuts, salt ,sugar in a grinder. Add little water and make a paste. Remove paste from the grinder and add it to the bowl.
  2. Add yogurt and mix everything with spoon.
  3. Add more yogurt if you want thinner consistency.

Try other fasting recipes:

  1. Sabudana Khichadi
  2. Sabudana Kheer
  3. Ratalyacha Kees