2 cup sago (sabudana),
2 medium sized boiled potatoes,
1 medium sized raw grated potato,
4-5 green chilies,
1 small piece ginger (optional),
1/2 cup coriander leaves,
1/2 cup peanut powder,
2 teaspoon cumin seeds,
1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional),
2-3 teaspoon sugar (optional), salt to taste,
3-4 cups oil or ghee for frying
Soak sago in water. Drain out all the water and keep it aside for half an hour to one hour. Mash the boiled potatoes. Make a paste of ginger and chilies in a grinder. Now add this paste, grated and mashed potatoes, coriander leaves, peanut powder, cumin seeds, sugar, lemon juice & salt to the sago. Mix it properly using little amount of water. Make small balls of the mixture and flatten them. Heat some oil or ghee in a pan. Deep fry these vadas till golden brown and crispy.
Tip: Raw grated potato gives crispiness to vadas.