Chenda kappa is named after the percussion instrument Chenda due to the dish's undeniable resemblance with it. Startled by the name? It is nothing but a simple dish made of cooked tapioca or yuca. Yuca has been a staple food for Kerala for more than half-a-century. A vast variety of tapioca-based recipes are there ranging from the Kappa biryani to dry tapioca chips. Chenda kappa is the simplest of all them. Often relished with bird's eye chili chutney, it is a humble and quick Kerala breakfast. Get ready to cook today!