Tapioca Fish Balls


Tapioca Fish Balls
Recipe source: yummyoyummy

Ingredients: makes 8-10 medium balls
2 medium tapioca
Fish pieces from fish curry (I used this)
2 cups any fish boiled, deboned and shredded
1 large onion chopped
2 tsp ginger chopped
2 green chilis chopped
Few curry leaves sliced
1 tsp red chili powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
¼ tsp fenugreek powder
2 tbsp oil
1 egg lightly beaten
Bread crumbs
Oil for deep frying

I used fish curry pieces, otherwise follow below method.
Heat oil and add onions, ginger, green chilis and curry leaves.
Saute till onions turn translucent.
Add all powders and mix well.
Add fish and mix well.
Check salt and take off fire.

Boil tapioca in water for approx 15-20 mins. When it’s cooked soft, add salt and turmeric powder to the water and drain.
Add a tbsp of butter to the tapioca and mash well and keep aside to cool.
Take a handful of tapioca and roll to a ball.
Flatten it and keep 1-2 tbsp of fish filling and bring edges together to close and form a ball again.
Dip in beaten egg and roll in breadcrumbs. Make rest of tapioca balls
Heat oil in deep pan and deep fry in medium flame. Drain on paper towels.
Serve hot.