Sabudana is one of the best Maharashtrian snacks that is mainly served during fasting and festival seasons.
Sabudana vada is a crunchy and spongy vada that can instantly fill your stomach. It can fill your stomach, but you will crave more and more vadas with spicy green chutney.
The sabudana vada is a favorite fasting snack for people all over India. The best part about this snack is that it is vegan and gluten-free. This article has come up with a recipe that will help you get super-delicious and crispy sabudana vada spongy from the inside.
If you are preparing sabudana vada for fasting purposes, you need to follow a satvik recipe. In this article, we have come up with a satvik recipe for sabudana vada. The recipe is quite easy to follow. Thus, it can be easily prepared even by beginners.
Following are the ingredient list that you need to prepare to cook delicious sabudana vada
Sabudana comes up in different sizes of pearls. It would be best if you tried to use medium-sized pearls to make these vadas.
Boiled potatoes are used in making vadas as it holds the moisture. You can also use raw bananas or sweet potatoes if you are a health-conscious individual.
You can boil the potatoes any way you like. You can pressure cook them or even use a pot for cooking.
Green chilies add spiciness to the recipe. You can decide the number of green chilies as per your taste.
You can’t miss adding roasted and crushed peanuts to add crunchiness to the vada.
Sabudana vada for fasting doesn’t include too many ingredients and flavors. Thus, you need to add fresh coriander leaves to get the fresh taste.
Follow this easy process to cook sabudana vada quickly.
- Wash ½ cup of medium-sized sabudana at least 2-3 times in water. After that, soak the washed sabudana for 8 hours or overnight. Make sure that sabudana is appropriately soaked.
- Use a large bowl and mix soaked sabudana, boiled potato, salt, and fresh coriander. You can also add 2 tsp chopped green chili and ¼ cup roasted peanuts into the bowl.
- Mix everything properly. Try to make sure that there are no potato lumps.
- Make small and smooth balls from the dough and flatten them a bit. You can apply a little oil or butter to your palms while shaping the dough. This way, the dough won’t stick to your palms.
- To fry the sabudana vada, heat vegetable oil in a non-stick frying pan. You can use any oil as per your preference. Make sure that the oil is hot when you start frying the vadas in the oil. Drop 4-5 vadas in the hot oil and fry it till it is golden brown from both sides.
- Never put all vadas into the pan together, or else they won’t be crispy.
- Take out the vadas from the plate and use a kitchen tissue to remove excess oil from the vadas.
Sabudana vadas are one of the delicious recipes that you can try out in the fasting season. You can serve it with ginger tea, mint chutney, or tomato ketchup.