This is one of the ‘permitted’ snacks for people who are observing a fast. Regardless, it is a very tasty and crispy breakfast dish and can be made quickly provided the mixture balls are prepared in the shape of wadas already. It’s usually better to prepare the wadas the evening before and refrigerate them. Then for breakfast, all that’s requires is to deep fry the wadas and they will be ready to be served.
Equipment and Utensils
4 absorbent papers
150 grams (½ cup) Sabudana (Sago)
100 grams (2 medium) Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
35 grams (¼ cup) Peanuts roasted and powdered coarsely
2 Green Chilies chopped
1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
1 teaspoon Sugar
¾ teaspoon Salt
500 ml Vegetable Oil for deep frying
Take the sabudana (sago) in a bowl.
Fill the bowl with water and keep it for 20 minutes.
Drain out all the water and leave aside for at least 6 hours.
Mix together all other given ingredients with soaked sabudana (sago).
Make 12-15 medium-sized balls; flatten them into wada shapes as shown below.
When is hot, lower the flame and add 5-6 wadas at a time.
Fry till they become golden brown from both sides.
Remove them with slotted spoon; let them rest on absorbent papers.
Fry all the wadas using the same method.
Serve hot with sweet yogurt.
Soaking Time: 6 hours
Preparation Time: 8 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 4