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Sabudana Vada



Sabudana Vada is a popular Indian snack made with sabudana (tapioca pearls), potatoes, and spices. It is usually served as a snack or appetizer and is often eaten during religious fasting periods. The vada is made by soaking the tapioca pearls in water for several hours, then mixing them with mashed potatoes and cumin.The dough is then shaped into small flattened balls and deep-fried. The vada is usually served with chutney or yogurt.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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sabudana (sago/tapioca pearls)

1 cup

boiled and mashed potatoes

1/2 cup

roasted peanuts, coarsely crushed

1/4 cup

green chillies, finely chopped


cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

ginger, finely chopped

1 teaspoon

fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

Soak the sabudana in enough water for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Step 2:

Drain the sabudana and spread it on a kitchen towel to remove any excess water.

Step 3:

In a bowl, mix together the sabudana, mashed potatoes, peanuts, green chillies, cumin seeds, ginger, coriander leaves and salt.

Step 4:

Divide the mixture into 8-10 equal portions and shape them into flat, round patties.

Step 5:

Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium heat.

Step 6:

Fry the patties in batches until golden brown and crisp.

Step 7:

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 23149 users have chowed down on Sabudana Vada a whopping 32543 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Bengaluru, Lucknow are the top 5 cities gobbling up Sabudana Vada like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Sabudana Vada, our users are head over heels in march, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Sabudana Vada is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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