Sabudana Tikki Recipe | Sabudana Cutlet Recipe for Vrat


Sabudana Tikki is a Navaratri Special recipe that mostly prepared at the time of Vrat or Fasting. Navratri is an Indian festival of 9 days which comes two times in the year and a lot of people fast for 8 to 9 days. During this Navratri time, most of the people in India skip Onion & Garlic in their meals. In that case, we tend to miss the regular taste in our meal. But this Sabudana Tikki recipe is a tasty and delicious recipe you can have during Navaratri Vrat or fast.

You can serve this Sabudana Tikki with a hot cup of tea or you can also serve it with Tamarind Chutney, Coconut Chutney, or with curd (Dahi). Personally, I like it with Tamarind Chutney.Delicious-sago-tikki-recipe

Sabudana Tikki is a pan-fried Tikki that is easily prepared with minimum ingredients. The main ingredient of the Tikki is Aloo and Sabudana (Sago). Sabudana (Sago) is white in color and looks like a pearl. There are a lot of dishes that are made with Sabudana like Sabudana Vada, Sabudana Thepla, Sabudana Kheer, and many others. Here I am going to share the recipe for Sabudana Cutlet for Vrat (Fasting).

The first important step you have to keep in mind before making of Sabudana Tikki is that you have to soak Sabudana (Sago) is lukewarm water for at least 2 hours that will make Sago soft, if sago is not perfectly soft then it ruin the taste of Tikki and it will make it hard to chew Sabudana. So, you have to perfectly soaked and soften the Sabudana first, before making the Tikki.Yummy-sabudana-tikki-recipe

I’ll explain the full step by step recipe of Sabudana (Sago) Tikki for Vrat (fasting). I hope you like and try this recipe and share your experience in the comment section below.

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Sabudana Tikki Recipe

How to make Sabudana Tikki for Vrat
Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time2 hours 20 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Deeksha


  • 1 cup Sabudana (Sagu)
  • 4 Boil Potato
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Black peppar powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Firstly soak a sabudana (sagu) for 2 hours in the lukewarm water and then drain it in the bowl.
  • Then boil a potato.Now, peel the boiled aloo and cut them.
  • Then add some masalas in the and soak sabudana in it. Give it good mix.
  • Now make tikki (patty) of the mixture and place it on hot pan.
  • Fry it until it turns into crispy golden brown.
  • Once it turns golden, that means it is ready to serve with tamarind chutney or with curd.

How To Make Sabudana Tikki or Cutlet For Navratri Vrat (Fasting):

  • Firstly, rinse and soak 1 cup of Sabudana (Sagu) for 2 hours. After that drain it in the bowl.crispy-sabudana-tikki-recipe
  • Then boil 4 potatoes (aloo), peel it, and cut them with a knife. After that, add 1 tsp of red chili powder, 1 tsp of Black pepper, and salt to taste. tasty-aloo-sabudana-tikki-recipe
  • Add soaked Sabudana (Sagu) in it.Tasty-crispy-sagu-tikki-recipe
  • Now, make Tikki (patty) of the mixture.Sabudana-tikki-for vrat

  • Heat a pan and spread some oil on it and place Tikki.Delicious-tikki-for-vrat
  • Fry it until it turns into crispy golden brown.Tasty-sagu-tikki-recipe-for-vrat
  • Once it turns into golden that means Sabudana Tikki ready to sever with Tamarind chutney, Coconut Chutney, or with curd.yummy-vrat-tikki-recipe


  • You should soak Sabudana until it becomes soft otherwise it will not taste good.
  • If Tikki is sticking on the pan while frying then you should add Singhade Ka Atta (Water Chestnut Flour) or Kuttu Ka Atta (Buckwheat) that will help to make Tikki more crispy.


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