Tapioca Bondas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp - cooking oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Jeera (cumin) seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing (asafoetida )
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3- green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1 - inch piece ginger, chopped fine
  • 6-spring Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 225 g - boiled mashed tapioca pieces
  • 250 g - cooking oil for frying bondas
  • For batter :
  • 100 g - (1 cup) - gram flour ( besan )
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing ( Asafoetida )
  • ( approximately 1/2 cup, 50 - 60 ml ) -water for mixing

How to Make Tapioca Bondas

  • In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds
  • When it starts to splutter, add jeera, urad dal, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Shallow fry on a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder and fry for another 2- 3 minutes.
  • Add boiled mashed tapioca.
  • Add salt to taste and hing.
  • Mix well cover with a lid and cook on low heat (without adding water) for 5 - 8 minutes / till tapioca is well blended with spices.
  • Keep aside for cooling.
  • Remove green chillies from the tapioca mixture while making tapioca balls / bondas.
  • Make lemon sized tapioca balls / bondas.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Dip each bondas in besan batter and Deep Fried in hot oil on a medium heat (4- 5 bondas at a time) till golden colour on all sides. Drain and place on kitchen paper to absorb excess oil
  • Serve hot with tea / coffee.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World