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Sabudana Pancake | Thalipeeth or fritters or chila is a vegetarian and a gluten free guilt free pancake made using Tapioca Pearls and is perfect for Indian fasting season.

Sabudana Pancake / Fritters / Chila

I love Sabudana Vada, but since it is deep fried, I do not prefer to make it too frequently. Instead of Vada I make this Sabudana PanCake or Sabudana Fritter’s – a non fried version of the vada’s, which can be enjoyed guilt free.

I can say the dish was a bit of my discovery. I love sabudana and to enjoy them I needed a healthier option of making them. Yes I know you must be thinking I am boasting. But when I made this dish I never knew sabudana thalipeeth existed. Only later I came to know about it.

So one day I tried the pancake version.  It is a gluten free and a nutritious snack, and made just like flatbread’s. Soaked sabudana along with potatoes and roasted crushed peanuts(optional) is mixed together and divided into equal size balls. Then pat them directly on a pan or a griddle and shallow fry. We enjoy this with Singdana Raita (Peanut Yogurt dip) which is equally yum.

Sabudana Pancake / Fritters / Chila

 
 
 
 

Soaking Sabudana

The key to making this Sabudana pancakes or Sabudana Vada is to soak the sabudana properly. What I follow is wash the sabudana properly in clean water for 2-3 times. Then I soak them in enough water, leaving 1 cm water above the sabudana. Let this soak for an hour. Then I remove all the excess water leaving little behind. Give this a rough mix with my hand and then let this soak overnight or minimum for 8 hours.

One can read more about Tapioca pearls or sago seeds here.


So here goes the recipe:

For Method 1

  • 1/2 Cup Soaked Sabudana
  • 1 small Potato Raw
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • green chillies chopped as per taste
  • Salt to taste

For Method 2

  • 1/2 Cup Soaked Sabudana
  • 1 small Boiled Potato
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • green chillies chopped as per taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Peanuts Roasted and coarsely ground.


Instructions

Method 1

  • Lightly crush the sabudana in a mixer. Do not make a paste, we still want some round granules. Just give it a churn for 1 or 2 rounds for 3-4 secs. that’s it.
  • Grate the potato. Yes its not boiled. Just grate it.
  • Simply mix everything.
  • Heat a non stick tawa. Apply a little oil in your hand, take some portion of sabudana and flatten it in the form of pancake in hand or directly on the tawa.
  • Cook it on a slow flame, apply little oil.
  • Yummy Sabudana pancake|Thalipeeth|Fritters are ready to serve.
  • You can eat it as it is, or if required eat it with  Singdana (Peanut) Raita

Method 2

  • Add the soaked sabudana, potato, peanuts , salt, lemon juice, Jeera, Sugar and green chillies.
  • Mix all of them well.
  • Heat a non stick tawa. Apply a little oil in your hand, take some portion of sabudana mixture and flatten it in the form of pancake in hand or directly on the tawa.
  • Cook it on a slow flame, apply little oil.
  • Yummy Sabudana pancake or Sabudana fritters are ready to serve.
  • You can eat it as it is, or if required eat it with  Singdana (Peanut) Raita
Sabudana Pancake / Fritters / Chila

Sabudana Pancake | Thalipeeth

Sabudana Pancake aka Thalipeeth is a vegetarian and a gluten free guilt free pancake made using tapioca pearls and is perfect for Indian fasting season.
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Fritters, Indian Fasting Recipes, No Onion No Garlic, Pancake, Peanuts, Potato, Sabudana, Sago seeds
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 45 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

For Method 1

  • 1/2 Cup Soaked Sabudana
  • 1 small Potato Raw
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • green chillies chopped as per taste
  • Salt to taste

For Method 2

  • 1/2 Cup Soaked Sabudana
  • 1 small Boiled Potato
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • green chillies chopped as per taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Peanuts Roasted and coarsely ground.

Instructions

Method 1

  • Lightly crush the sabudana in a mixer. Do not make a paste, we still want some round granules. Just give it a churn for 1 or 2 rounds for 3-4 secs. that’s it.
  • Grate the potato. Yes its not boiled. Just grate it.
  • Simply mix everything.
  • Heat a non stick tawa. Apply a little oil in your hand, take some portion of sabudana and flatten it in the form of pancake in hand or directly on the tawa.
  • Cook it on a slow flame, apply little oil.
  • Yummy Sabudana pancake|Thalipeeth|Fritters are ready to serve.
  • You can eat it as it is, or if required eat it with Singdana (PeanuRaita

Method 2

  • Add the soaked sabudana, potato, peanuts , salt, lemon juice, Jeera, Sugar and green chillies.
  • Mix all of them well.
  • Heat a non stick tawa. Apply a little oil in your hand, take some portion of sabudana mixture and flatten it in the form of pancake in hand or directly on the tawa.
  • Cook it on a slow flame, apply little oil.
  • Yummy Sabudana pancake or Sabudana fritters are ready to serve.
  • You can eat it as it is, or if required eat it with Singdana (PeanuRaita
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code2cook

Monday 15th of October 2018

sabudana pancake is loved by all. I am amazed how sabudana adds flavors to everything. Looks tempting.

Praneetha

Friday 12th of October 2018

Sabudana Pancake is such an interesting recipe. I never thought you could make it with raw grated potato. I will definitely try.

Lathiya

Friday 12th of October 2018

This sabudana pancakes looks so good....plus the two ways you suggested to make this awesome...

Poonam Bachhav

Thursday 11th of October 2018

Sabudana thalipeeth is my all time favourite among the fasting recipes. Loved the way you have given two ways of making it. I always make it with boiled potatoes..next time will try your method.

Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

Thursday 11th of October 2018

Sabudana pancake always sounds so delicious as well as easy to prepare.

Perfect for current fasting days :)