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Sabudana vada is a well known fried snack for fasting. Let’s try to make these vade healthier by avoiding frying. Appe taste same as sabudana vade. You can call these as non fried sabudana vade.


  • 1 cup Sabudana
  • 3 tbsp Roasted peanut powder
  • 1 small boiled, peeled and mashed Potato
  • 1 tbsp Samo seeds’ flour
  • Ginger-green chili paste (2~3 green chillies and 1/2” ginger)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar (Optional)
  • Finely chopped Coriander leaves
  • Oil
Sabudana Appe


  • Wash sabudana well under running water for 3-4 times.
  • Soak the sabudana in enough water for an hour.
  • Drain all the water from sanudana and cover and keep over night. Your soaked sabudana is ready.
  • Take sabudana in a dish and mash it well.
  • Add roasted peanut powder, potato, samo seeds’ flour, ginger-chili paste, cumin seeds, salt to taste, baking soda, sugar (Optional) and coriander leaves.
  • Knead it into dough. You don’t need to add any water. If soaked sabudana is a bit dry, add about a teaspoon of water.
  • Grease the appam patra well with oil and also add few drops of oil in each mold. Heat appam patra on medium heat.
  • Roll the dough into small round ball or appe. Put one ball of dough in each mold.
  • Cook until it becomes crispy underneath for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Flip over. Add some more oil to each mold. Cook from another side until it gets deep golden color for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Keep on rotating until each appam gets nice golden color from all sides.
  • Once done take the appe out on a tissue paper.
  • You can serve appe with coconut peanut chutney or raita or tamarind chutney.

Sabudana Appe

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