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Tapioca fritters

Shoba Bharathraj
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Tapioca fritters RECIPE

This is a traditional recipe from Thalassery, a place in Kerala known for its unique cuisine. It gives a delightful experience and wonderful taste.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Tapioca 1/2 kg
  2. Curry leaves 2-3 sprigs
  3. Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  5. Chilli Powder 2 tbsp
  6. Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  7. Rice powder 1 tbsp
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Besan 3/4 cup


  1. Chop tapioca like small finger chips.
  2. Wash it thoroughly with water, 3 times.
  3. Drain the water and add red chilli powder, salt and marinate it for 10 minutes.
  4. Tapioca will leave water. Hence do not add any water. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Add besan. Sprinkle very little water for bonding if required.
  6. Hold the masala in your fist so that it gets the shape of a chicken's leg.
  7. Deep fry in oil and serve hot.

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Riya Arora
Riya Arora   Aug-14-2018

How can tapioca be cut like finger chips? It is sabudana..

Blissful Flavours Taskeen Memon
Blissful Flavours Taskeen Memon   Aug-08-2016

tapioca is saboodaana Reply.

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