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Monday, March 22, 2010

Kappa Puzhukku

Kappa is an inexpensive and an excellent source of dietary fiber and carbohydrates . Kappa and Fish curry is one of the most popular dishes of Kerala.

  • Kappa(Tapioca) -1Kg or 2lb
  • Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seed- ¼ tsp
  • Chilly Powder - ½ tsp or green chilly -2 nos
  • Garlic - 2 nos
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Coconut Oil- 2 tsp
  • Water- required for cooking
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves

  • Peal the kappa and slice into small pieces.
  • Boil the kappa with salt, turmeric and water.
  • Drain the water when it becomes soft.
  • Crush together grated coconut, garlic, cumin seed and chilly.
  • Add the crushed couconut mix in cooked kappa and mix well.
  • Mash the kappa with a spoon.
  • Add the coconut oil and curry leaves and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Fish Curry or curd or pickle.

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