Sabudana Appe Recipe

sabudana appe recipe

Sabudana appe is a healthier version of sabudana vada which is cooked in appe pan and hence is not deep-fried. It gets cooked very quickly and requires very less amount of oil. Hence it is good option for those who are looking for guilt-free and vegan options for fast.

You can also check other fast (vrat/upvas) recipes:

Sabudana kheer

Sabudana khichdi

Singhare ki puri

Sama (barnyard millet) pulav

Vrat (upvas) kadhi

Sama (barnyard millet)  dhokla

Stepwise recipe to make Sabudana Kheer:

  1. Wash sago pearls (sabudana) 3 – 4 times in water. 
  2. Soak sago pearls in 1 cup of water for 4 – 5 hours. Stir once or twice so that all the sago pearls get soaked uniformly. To check whether sago pearls have soaked properly, press a pearl between your fingers. If it gets smashed easily then they have soaked well. Drain the excess water. 
  3. In a mixing bowl, mash or grate the boiled potato.
  4. Add soaked sabudana, 2 tablespoons roasted peanut powder, 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice, ½ tablespoon cumin powder (jeera powder) and ½ teaspoon rock salt (sendha namak). You can adjust the amount of salt as per taste.
  5. Mix everything well to form a dough.
  6. Take a small amount of dough and make lemon sized balls out of it. The size of the balls should be such that it fits the appe pan.
  7. Heat appe pan and add 2 – 3 drops of oil in each indent.
  8. Put sabudana balls in each indent. Cover and let it cook for 1 – 2 minutes over low flame till one side has become golden.
  9. When one side gets cooked, flip over and let the other side cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add a few drops of oil if necessary. Likewise, cook sabudana appe thoroughly on all sides.
  10. Transfer the cooked sabudana appe on a plate lined with tissue or kitchen towel so that excess oil gets absorbed. Repeat the same process with other balls. Serve hot with upvaas(vrat) chutney. 
Sabudana Appe Recipe – A stepwise photo guide on how to make sabudana appe
Prep Time
4 hrs
Cook Time
20 mins
 

Here is a complete stepwise photo guide on how to make sabudana appe

Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: sabudana appe, vrat recipes
Servings: 10 Appe
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sago pearls (sabudana)
  • 1 medium-sized potato
  • 2 tablespoon roasted peanut powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander (chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon rock salt (sendha namak) or as per taste
Instructions
  1. Wash sago pearls (sabudana) 3 – 4 times in water. Soak sago pearls in 1 cup of water for 4 – 5 hours. Stir once or twice so that all the sago pearls get soaked uniformly. Drain the excess water.

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  2. In a mixing bowl, mash or grate the boiled potato.

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  3. Add soaked sabudana and 1 teaspoon ginger-chili paste.

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  4. Add ½ teaspoon rock salt (sendha namak). You can adjust the amount of salt as per taste.

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  5. Add 2 tablespoons roasted peanut powder.

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  6. Add 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice.

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  7. Add ½ tablespoon cumin powder (jeera powder).

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  8. Mix everything well to form a dough.

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  9. Take a small amount of dough and make lemon sized balls out of it.

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  10. Heat appe pan and add 2 – 3 drops of oil in each indent.

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  11. Put sabudana balls in each indent. Cover and let it cook for 1 – 2 minutes over low flame till one side has become golden.

    sabudana appe step_11
  12. When one side gets cooked, flip over and let the other side cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add a few drops of oil if necessary. Likewise, cook sabudana appe thoroughly on all sides.

    sabudana appe step_12
  13. Transfer the cooked sabudana appe on a plate lined with tissue or kitchen towel. Repeat the same process with other balls.

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  14. Serve hot with curd or upvaas(vrat) chutney. 

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Recipe Notes

If you do not consume a particular ingredient during fast(vrat/upvas),
skip that and follow your family fast(vrat) guidelines.

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