Sago or Sabudana ... - Secret World

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Lara Kipling
by Lara Kipling


In the Indian tradition the shravan month and the navaratra or navaratri period are times when many devout hindus fast. The food that is taken during the fast do not contain onions, garlic, wheat products, lentils or pulses. Sago or Sabudana is a common ingredient that is used in some recipes made during the fasting period and recipes like Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana thalipeeth, Sabudana Kheer, Sabudana bhel, Sabudana pakoras and Sabudana ladoos can be made for fast. This Sabudana Vada snack can also be made during other times. Its crispy and delicious and can be made as a morning or evening snack. Sabudana Vada is served with sweet curd/yogurt in Maharastra and this combination tastes great. To make the sweet curd, you will just need to add some sugar to the curd and mix it.