Healthy Baked Sabudana Vada – The Healthy Way to Cook Navratri Food

The Navratri feasting and fasting can take a toll over weight watchers body. The best way to develop healthy food habits, try to bake as many dishes as possible. So this Navratri, if you are all set to the tasty make sabudana vada, don’t fry it. Baking will make it delicious.

The Recipe

Ingredients Required

  • Sabudana – 2 cup
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes – 2
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon (finely chopped)
  • Ginger -1 inch (chopped finely)
  • Chili powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Sendha Salt – to taste
  • Coriander powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Peanuts: ½ cup (Roasted and crushed)
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoon

Preparation Method

Step 1: Soak sabudana for 3-6 hours.

Step 2: Drain them in a colander and set aside.

Step 3: Cook the potato until they are done.

Step 4: Peel the skin and mash and set aside.

Step 5: Crush the peanuts using a food processor, grinder and set aside.

Step 6: Preheat oven to 400F.

Step 7: In a bowl, mix all the ingredients including sago, mashed potato, curry leaves, coriander leaves, green chili, ginger, salt, coriander powder, black pepper powder, chili powder, cumin seeds and crushed peanuts.

Step 8: Mix to form dough.

Step 9: Make some with the prepared dough.

Step 10: Take a baking sheet lined with non-stick aluminum foil.

Step 11: Brush with olive oil and set aside.

Step 12: Flatten the dough balls with hands to form small patties or circular disc. You need to be careful as the mixture will be wet.

Step 13: Now place on a well greased baking sheet leaving some 2-3 inch space between each other.

Step 14: Brush the top of sabudana patties with some olive oil in a way that it gets oil in both sides.

Step 15: Bake for 45 minutes or until they become golden brown.

Step 16: Make sure you flip in between every 15 minutes.

Step 17: Enjoy hot with green chutney and curd.


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