Kappa Puzhukku

Tapioca Recipe South Indian

Tapioca Recipe South Indian , This is a simple and easy home made tapioca (cassava) recipe from Southern part of India, Kerala. Tapioca is called ‘Kappa’ in regional language Malayalam. Tapioca is widely consumed across Kerala. It is taken as breakfast or as a staple food. Mashed tapioca goes well with meat or fish curry, especially sardines, as a delicacy in Kerala.

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1Kg Tapioca
2Litre Water
1Tspn Turmeric powder
1Tspn Salt
2Tbspn Onion chopped
4cloves Garlic cloves
3nos. Green Chilli
4Gm Cumin seeds
6leaves Curry leaf
1Tbspn Coconut oil



Stage 1

Using a mortar and pestle crush onion, garlic, green chilli, cumin seeds and curry leaf altogether.
Add coconut oil in to it, crush and mix it altogether. Keep it aside.
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Stage 2

Wash and clean tapioca and put it in a thick bottom pot.
Pour cold water in to it, add turmeric powder and salt.
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Stage 3

Allow to boil and cook until the tapioca is soft.
Drain out the boiled water leaving some amount of water in the pot.
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Stage 4

Now add in the crushed mixture in to tapioca. Mix well.
Using a wooden spatula gently mash tapioca by leaving some bite size pieces. Serve it in a bowl.
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