Kappa (Tapioca) Recipe

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Kappa (Tapioca)
How to make Kappa (Tapioca)
  • Chef: Manish Kusumwal - Berggruen Hotels Pvt Ltd
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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
  • Little Salt
  • To grind:
  • 1 Coconut
  • 1 Cumin seeds
  • 2 Garlic
  • 1-2 Green chilli
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • To taste Salt
  • Enough to grind into a coarse paste Water
  • For tempering:
  • 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.
Key Ingredients: Tapioca (cubed), Water, Salt, Coconut , Cumin seeds, Garlic, Green chilli, Turmeric powder, Salt, Water, For tempering:, Coconut oil/Vegetable oil, Mustard seeds, Onions, Red dry whole chilli, Curry leaves