About Kappa (Tapioca) Recipe: A healthy and delicious Tapioca (sabudana) recipe to cook at home! Boiled tapiocas are cooked in a ground paste of coconut and spices, tempered with sauteed onions, red cillies, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Ingredients of Kappa (Tapioca)
2 Tapioca (cubed)
To cook tapioca Water
1 Cumin seeds
1-2 Green chilli
1/4-1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
To taste Salt
Enough to grind into a coarse paste Water
2 Tbsp Coconut oil/Vegetable oil
1 tsp Mustard seeds
3 Small Onions, finely chopped
3 Red dry whole chilli
1 sprig Curry leaves
How to Make Kappa (Tapioca)
1.Peel off the skin from the tapiocas, cut into cubes, wash under running water.
2.Boil the tapiocas along with water and little salt until it turns tender and well cooked.
3.Drain the water and keep aside.
4.In a blender, grind the mentioned "to grind ingredients" to a coarse paste.
5.In a large saucepan, add the cooked tapiocas and the ground paste.
6.Cook for about 5-10 minutes, until the gravy starts to thicken and is combined well.
7.If you want you could slightly mash the tapiocas using a wooden spoon.
8.Remove from the heat and keep aside covered.
9.Heat a small pan over medium heat, add oil.
10.When the oil gets hot, add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
11.Add the chopped small onions and saute for a few minutes.
12.Add dry red chilies and curry leaves, saute till onions have turned brown.
13.Pour this tempering onto the cooked tapioca.
14.Keep the tapioca covered for sometime so that the flavors from the tempering will get into the dish.
15.Serve warm along with your favorite fish curry.