Happy Navratri friends! Sabudana pops!Doesn't it sound interesting?This is nothing but Sabudana vada transformed into pops.I didn't add onion nor garlic as this can be savored during vrath(fasting). I could not wait to post this delicacy.Sabudana vada is very famous in Maharashtra.I first tasted it after my marriage in Mumbai and learnt to prepare it from my sister in law.And till today's date I prepare it.Sabudana is tapioca pearls as in English and it is made from raw tapioca roots.
skinned groundnuts-1/4 cup coarsely ground
leaves-2 tsp, chopped finely
Salt –a pinch
- Cut the
potatoes into fingers.
- Blanch it
in the hot water for 2 minutes.
- Drain it
in a colander and pat it dry in a cloth.
into a dry bowl,add cornflour and salt .
- Wash the
sabudana and soak it for 2-3 hours.
- Drain it
completely and refrigerate for 4-5 hours.
- Mix the
sabudana along with all the ingredients except oil and knead into a soft dough very lightly.
- Make it
into round balls using both your hands just
- Insert one
finger chip in the pop and press well.
- Again refrigerate the Lollipops for 3-4 hours(optional).
- Heat oil
in a pan and deep fry carefully until cooked and crisp.
- Serve it
with green chutney or ketchup.
You can also fry the normal Sabudana vada's with this mixture.
Just skip the Finger chips step.
For the normal vada just flatten the ball and deep fry.
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