Sabudana Vada/How to make sabudana vadas

Sabudana vadas are the best Maharastrian snack to munch on.Sabudana are called topiaco in English. Loved by all in the house,though a bit oily, it doesn’t matter any thing eaten in limited quantity doesn’t harm☺what do you think….any ways these vadas are simple to make with very less ingredients used.Mostly made during fasting days but one can make it for any time snack…

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Ingredients required:

  • 1 cup sabudana
  • 2 potatoes (boiled large)
  • 1/2 cup groundnut
  • 1 tablespoon sendha namak (or as taste)
  • 3 to 4 green chillies
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • 2 potatoes
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice(optional)
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves

Soaking of sabudana:

  • Wash sabudana using a strainer
  • Remove from the strainer and keep in a bowl
  • Pour in water to the level of sabudana only not more than that
  • Cover it with a lid
  • After an hour just mix it completely, so that water has been absorbed
  • Leave for 2 to 3 hours for soaking or overnight


  • Take a skillet roast groundnut on low flame
  • Let it cool down, crush them with your palm and remove the skin of groundnut
  • Boil and Peel potatoes and mash them
  • Now,take grinder add in green chillies, roasted groundnut, ginger and sendha namak
  • Grind into a coarse powder
  • Take a bowl add in the mash potatoes, sabudana and grinded powder ,add freshly chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves with lemon juice
  • Mix it well with your hands so that all the powder and sabudana is mixed properly

  • Make small patties out of all the mixture
  • Heat oil in kadai
  • Deep fry all the vadas till golden brown
  • Remove on kitchen towel
  • Your sabudana vada is ready to be enjoyed
  • Serve them with curd or green chutney
  • Enjoy your sabudana vadas

Note: i have not used jeera in vadas you can add if you wish.

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