Navratri Special: Sabudana vada [Sago cutlets]
Festivities are in the air. One of the most auspicious is Navratri. Fasting [vrat] is the part of navratri ritual. Here I’m sharing with you Sabudana vada or Sago cutlets for fasting menu [falahar]. It is also a kid’s friendly snack.
For sabudana vada (12 vadas approx.)
Sabudana [Sago] – 1cup
Potatoes – 3 medium
Peanuts – ½ cup roasted and coarsely grounded
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Green chilies – 2 finely chopped
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cooking oil to fry
Salt as per taste
- Wash sabudana lightly and soak it in water for 3-4 hours. Sabudana should absorb all the water.
- Boil and peel the potatoes. Ina bowl, add potates and mash them evenly. Now add sabudana, finely chopped green chilies, cumin seeds, peanuts, red chili powder and salt. Mix well.
- Heat cooking oil for frying the vadas.
- Apply little oil on your palms. Take small lemon size dough between your palms and make vadas or cutlets. Fry it in the medium hot oil. Repeat till all the vadas are done. It should be golden and crispy. Sabudana vadas are ready to serve.
Enjoy garma garam [hot] vadas with ketchup, green chutney or yoghurt.