Ready In:

15-20 min


About this Recipe

By: Preeti Gupta

Sabudana Cutlets (Tapioca pearls): Sabudana is (Tapioca Pearls). Sabudana Khichadi can be eaten as breakfast and as a snack too. It is from Indian cuisine mainly eaten north India. It is a natural grain and Gluten-free. It is a good source of carbohydrates and low protein. But it high in vitamins. It is also used widely during fasting in India.



  • 1 Cup Sabudana
  • 2-3 small to medium potatoes
  • 1 small onion
  • Oil to fry
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafetida (Hing)
  • 1 green chili
  • 2-3 Garlic  cloves
  • 1 tbs Ginger graded
  • 6-7  Curry leaves (*optional)
  • 1/2 cup lightly ground peanuts
  • 1  red dry chili pepper (remove seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili Cayenne (med or hot)
    (As per your taste)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt (As per your taste)
  • fresh cilantro for garnish.

About: It can be used for breakfast and snacks.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1 

Take a cup of  Sabudana and then wash it and then soak it in one cup of water. You can soak overnight if making for breakfast or 4-6 H in the day time. Wash the Sabudana and drain it with stainer.

Step 2

Boil potatoes and prepare the ingredients needed. Mix the strained Sabudana with boiled potatoes, chopped onion, garlic, ginger, and green pepper. Mix well add 1/2 cup of lightly grounded peanuts. Add all the spices and salt. Make small balls and press them.

Step 3

Open the 

Step 4

Add oil in the deep pan for frying. Start frying the cutlets till golden brown.

Step 5

Serve hot with cilantro chutney or which you prefer.