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.

Sabudana(sagoo) idli

Deciding what to give your kids for the tiffin is a big issue, you can’t repeat the menu,as kids won’t be happy. This recipe is a quick one for the tiffin.just over night soaking is required its spongy it’s fluffy all that one wants to eat

Sabudana idli
Soaked sabudana idlis

Ingredients 1 cup=250ml

1 cup rava

1/2 cup sabudana

1 cup curd/dahi (sour)

2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

Water to get the batter consistency


Wash sabudana before soaking

Now mix rava, sabudana, salt, curd and water

Baking soda has to be mixed just before steaming the idli

Let mixture soak overnight or 8 hours


Grease your idli plates with some oil and pour the batter in it

Let it steam on a medium heat for 15 minutes

Here you are…..idli is ready have it with coconut chutney

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