Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Kappa/Tapioca Delight

It's been raining here for the last few days and the whole enviornment looks so dull and energyless.I know most of you will agree with me on this, the clouds really makes me wanna cuddle down and never get out of bed.Wanted to cook something spicy and hot to boost the energy up...Kappa..that's exactly what crossed my mind.Kappa, a known /common dish in kerala.Very famous for serving with meen curry.This recipe is a common in our hosehold as a side dish or just as an evening snack.



Kappa/Tapioca- Boiled with some salt and turmeric.(i used forzen one brought from indian store)
For grinding

coconut-1/4 cup shredded
Jeera-1/4 tsp
Garlic- 2 pods
Curry leaves - a few
Red chilly-4-5
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

For tadka
Oil- 2 tbsp
curry leaves,mustard,urad dal


Boil kappa with some salt and turmeric powder.Grind coconut,curry leaves,jeera,red chillies,garlic,curry leaves,turmeric powder together into a paste using water.
In oil, splutter mustard,urad dal and curry leaves.Add the grounded paste into this and fry on medium heat for few min.s till the raw smell goes.Put kappa and salt into this and slightly mash kappa.Mix it very well into the coconut paste.Cook it for 2-3 min.s and serve it.

1 comment:

Asha said...

Love tapioca dishes, specially spicy ones!! I posted sago vada in my blog. Yummy sago!! Thank you for the recipe!