Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sabudana/Sago Pearls Vada

Sabudana/Sago Pearls Vada

Vadas are crispy fried tea time snacks. This is the first time I am making Sabudana/sago pearls/chowari vadas and found that they are relatively easy to make than parippu vada. I got this recipe idea from Vah chef you tube channel. I instantly fell in love this these vadas especially its spicy and crispy crust. Give this recipe a try,you will surely love it.

 Sago pearls- 1 cup
Potato- 1 medium
Green chilly- 2
Chili powder- 3/4 tsp
Green Chili- 2
Shallot- 2 chopped
Ginger- 1inch thick
Fennel seeds - a pinch
Hing- a pinch
Curry leaves
salt to taste
Oil for frying-1 cup

Wash and soak sago pearls/sabudana  for at least three hours and drain in a colander and set aside.

Wash and peel potatoes and using a grater finely shred it and add to the soaked and drained sabudana.

To this add chopped green chilly , chilly powder, hing, sliced shallots, ginger, curry leaves and fennel.
Heat oil in a fry pan or a heavy bottom pan.
Take lemon sizes balls of the mixture and flatten it in between your palm in the form of small thin patties. Carefully slide into hot oil and fry till both sides become evenly browned up. Remove from oil to a paper napkin. Serve with tea.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. One of my favs looks absolutely yummy !

  2. Hi. Is the potato boiled or raw? If it's raw, will it cook along with sago in the oil?

    1. Hi Ash, yes it is raw potatoes, you can grate it finely and it cooks perfectly with sago.Hope you will try the recipe :)


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