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Sabudana Vada
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Sabudana Vada | Sago Vada | Javvarisi vadai

Sabudana Vada is a popular Maharashtrian snack made mostly during the fasting days or even as a snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Soaking Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Maharastrian
Servings: 4
Calories: 283kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Kadai


  • 1 cup Sabudana
  • ½ cup Potato Boiled and Mashed
  • ½ cup Peanuts roasted and crushed
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves
  • ¼ tsp Sugar
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Cooking Oil as needed for deep frying


  • In a mixing bowl add in the Sabudana , to this add in water such that the sabudana is completely soaked. Allow it to soak overnight or up to 8 hours.
  • In a mixing bowl add in the soaked Sabudana and then to this add boiled and mashed potatoes.
  • Mash the potatoes and mix well with the hand such that the potatoes and sago blend well.
  • To this add in the crushed peanuts powder.
  • Next, add in the sliced green chili and coriander leaves.
  • To this add in the Sugar, required Salt and Cumin Seeds.
  • Finally, add in the Lemon Juice and mix well such that it comes together.
  • Pinch in a small part and shape the vads.
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Any cooking oil can be used. I used peanut oil.
  • Once the oil is hot drop in the shaped vada and deep fry in medium flame. After 1 minute flip and cook the vadas and then cook well it's crispy and cooked.
  • Sabudana vada is now ready. Serve hot with Chutney and Chai.



  • Make sure you wash the sabudana twice or thrice before soaking in water. Just to wash away the starch in it.
  • After soaking the sago overnight press, it in between your fingers. It should be soft, and you will be able to press it easily.


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 57.5g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 6.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 0.8g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Javvarisi vadai, Sabudana Vada, Sago Vada
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