Sabudana Vada Recipe / Sago Vada / Javvarisi Vadai

Sabudana Vada Recipe
Sabudana Vada aka Sago Vada is one of the popular Maharashtrian recipes made during Navaratri fasting(vrat). This is the first time I am trying my hands at this vada recipe should say it was a hit at home. I made it today morning,served it as a 11AM snack...and couldnt wait to share so here I am writing this post :) I saw this recipe from a cookbook that I borrowed long back, jotted down the recipe and tried it today. I loved the crispy outside and the soft inside...perfect to much as a snack.

Ok I am rushing to pick my daughter so no more stories today , lets get onto how to make sago vada recipe..

Sabudana Vada Recipe

Sago Vada Recipe

Preparation Time:5 hrs | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Makes:around 15
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Sago(Javvarisi) - 1 cup
Boiled Potato - 1 big sized
Jeera - 1 tsp
Peanuts - 1/3 cup
Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1 finely chopped
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1.5 tbsp finely chopped
Salt - to taste


  1. Rinse sago well with water and soak sago overnight or for atleast 5 hrs with enough water just to immerse it well...Dont add more water as it will become mushy...just sprinkle little water if you feel its very dry.After the mentioned time if you see the sago must have absorbed the water well and if you press it with your fingers it will be soft, Set aside. Roast peanuts till the skin splutters.How to make sago vada - Step1
  2. Discard the skin and grind the peanuts to a coarse mixture.In a mixing bowl - add sago,peanut powder,mashed potato,jeera,ginger paste, green chilli,lime juice,sugar, coriander leaves and required salt.
    How to make sago vada - Step2
  3. Mix the mixture well until it forms together.Pinch lemon sized ball and shape them into vadas.Make all the vadas ready.
    How to make sago vada - Step3
  4. Heat oil - add the sago vadas , carefully turn over and cook till golden brown on both sides.Cook in medium flame to avoid burning.
    How to make sago vada - Step4
Serve hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.
Sago Vada

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