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Baked Sabudana Vada Recipe | Easy Baked Sago Fritters Recipe

Pearl Tapioca mixed with potatoes ,peanuts, spices and baked to perfection
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Fasting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Soaking Time 6 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 25 Makes
Calories 120kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 1 ½ Cup Sabudana/Pearl Tapioca
  • 4 Potato medium size
  • ½ Cup Peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera /Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 3 Green chillies chopped or as required
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander Leaves chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Powdered Rock Salt / Sendha Namak or as required
  • 2 teaspoon Oil


  • Wash sago in running water for 3-4 times. Soak in 2 ½ cup of water for 5-6 hrs.
  • After 5 hours,drain water completely from Sabudana and keep it in a colander bowl,so that water drains away  completely,if any.
  • Boil Potatoes,in a pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles.
  • Peel potato skin and mash the potatoes completely.
  • Dry roast peanuts on an iron skillet ,till skin starts peeling.Allow to cool completely.
  • Take peanuts in a mixer jar ,coarse powder it using pulse mode for 10 seconds.
  • In a mixing bowl,add sabudana ,potato,cumin seeds,salt,grated ginger,green chillies, coriander leaves,lemon juice,1 teaspoon of oil and mix everything very well.
  • Take small portion of mixture ,make it round using hands and press it lightly to  form a shape of flat round vada or patties.
  • Preheat the oven to 220 deg celsius.
  • Grease the baking tray with oil ,and place the vada and brush the top of vad with oil.
  • Once preheated , Bake it for 20 minutes. In between, around 15 minutes flip the vada to other side and again continue baking. 
  • Now Place the oven in grill mode and grill it for about 4-5 minutes till the top turns nice golden in colour.


1.You can add  2 tablespoon of kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour ) or rajgira atta (amaranth flour) ,if you are deep frying the vada's .It gives nice colour .Though its completely optional
2.No need to add Oil while mixing , if you are not Baking.


Calories: 120kcal