Sabudaana (Tapioca) Vada

Most fattening, but delicious !

1 kg Potatoes, boiled, peeled, mashed

1 cup (150 gms) Saboodana (sago = tapioca)
2 tsp Sendha namak (rock salt)

1 tsp Chilli powder

1 tbsp (heaped) Hara dhania (green coriander), chopped

1 tsp Green chillies, chopped

1 tbsp Lemon juice
- Ghee (clarified butter)/*Oil for deep frying
*Peanut oil or Olive oil or Palm oil – not corn oils.
Wash tapioca till water clears. Soak in water, with level coming upto 3 cms / 1½” above the saboodana, for about 1½ hours.
Drain in a colander and mix in potatoes, salt, chilli powder, hara dhania, green chillies and lemon juice.
Shape potato mixture into flat, round vadas 5 cms / 2″ in diameter (grease hands if it sticks).
Heat ghee/oil for frying. Fry vadas golden and crisp on both sides and serve hot, with a chutney.

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