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Breakfast Tapioca

Tapioca is quite popular in India. It is made from a gum of a tree. Usually eaten for breakfast, Tapioca can be had during fasting periods. When fasting, Hindus do not eat grains or legumes, and hence tapioca along with potatoes and spices is a perfect meal. Enjoy! YouTube: Breakfast Tapioca   Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 cup tapioca 2 Tablespoons ghee 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 cup potato, rinsed and diced (not peeled, preferably) 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 jalapeno, minced 7-8 curry leaves OPTIONAL 1/2 cup peanuts, crushed 1 Tablespoon ground jaggery Or brown sugar 2 teaspoons lime juice 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro Sea salt, to adjust   Instructions In a small mixing bowl, add tapioca and one cup water. Mix....

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Tapioca Fritters (Sabudana Wada)

Tapioca is a starch from a palm tree, hence it is a good substitute for rice, especially when we Indians fast, we do not eat lentils or grains, and this is eaten all over the country.Note: Trick is to only soak Tapioca for 1 hour or so, not more than that, or else it will crumble.Ingredients1 cup Tapioca, soaked in 2 cups water for an hour, then drained1/2 cup peanuts, crushed partially3 cups Idaho potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon lemon juice2 tablespoon chopped cilantroPeanut oil to deep-fryInstructionsIn a mixing bowl, add all ingredients except oil and mix well.Heat oil at 375 F. Meanwhile, make small balls and keep aside.Fry in small batches, until golden-brown...

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