( 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