April 2, 2013

Sabudana batata vada recipe - how to make sago potato vada

Sabudana batata vada recipe  - Sabudana vada is a deep fried snack prepared with sago, boiled potatoes and peanut powder. It is a popular  Maharashtrian snack, can be eaten on upvas ( fasting) days. These vadas can be shallow fried on griddle instead of deep frying to avoid the oil intake. Hot vadas goes well with coconut chutney and tomato ketchup. 

Sabudana batata vada recipe.

Preparation time  3 hours
Cooking time 1 hour
Makes 15 sabudana vada

1 cup sago / sabudana
1/2  cup peanut powder
2 large sized potatoes
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
Oil for frying
Salt to taste


Sabudana batata vada recipe.
  • Wash and soak the sabudana in 1/4 cup of water for 3 hours.  Boil, peel and cut the potatoes into large pieces. Mash the boiled potatoes into a smooth paste.
  • Add the sabudana, peanut powder, chilli powder, cumin seeds and salt to the mashed potatoes. Mix well. (Do not add water) Knead the sabudana mixture till it becomes a lump.
  • Make small balls from the sabudana mixture.Place the balls on a plastic sheet and flatten it.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Slide the flattened vadas gently in oil. 
  • Allow it to cook till golden brown from bottom.  Now, turn gently to cook the other side.
  • Fry on medium low flame till crispy and golden brown from both sides.Remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Drain the oil and serve the sabudana batata vada hot. It Goes well with coconut chutney and tomato sauce.


  1. crispy and tasty vada.looks so yummy.

  2. interesting and new recipe to me...

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  4. Hi Vidya, interesting recipe, look awesome and addictive. Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipe.

    Have a nice week ahead.

  5. Sounds really yum Vidya. Would love to have them :)

  6. These are my favorites, love the chewy texture...

  7. Very yummy vadai, looks very delicious. very nice clicks and easy to follow. Thanks for sharing.

  8. i remember having this in college days,yummy fritters!!

  9. wow yummy crispy vadas..

  10. Colourful n crunchy vada!

  11. Perfect crispy vada,yum

  12. this looks so crispy dear

  13. look really tempting , i'm drooling

  14. Wow! Vadai made from such ingredients? So interesting, creative and inviting. Must try this version of your recipe and that step by step is very helpful.

  15. Very tempting,super crispy vadas..

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