Deep fried Yam balls

1 yam or taro- peel and cut in big chunk
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
 Oil for deep fry

1. Cook the yam in water until soft. Mash it with a fork.
2. Add the rest of ingredients except the oil.
3. Mix well and form into small balls using little in your hand or spoon so it will not be sticky to handle.
Deep fry at medium heat until golden .
4. Drain in kitchen towel. serve warm.