Spicy kappa

Spicy kappa

That Keralites share a special bond with kappa or tapioca dishes is no big secret. Here is how you could prepare spicy kappa that tastes delicious with fish curry.


½ kg tapioca

15 shallots

2 tbsp dried coriander seeds

9 dried chillies

Coconut oil as required

Salt as required

½ tsp turmeric powder

Some curry leaves


Boil the tapioca with some turmeric powder and salt. However, it shouldn€™t be overcooked

Grind the raw shallots with dried coriander seeds and dried chillies

Heat coconut oil in a pan and sauté the masala paste until the raw smell is gone

Add the boiled tapioca and mix well

Cook for 5 minutes on low flame with the lid on

Garnish with fresh curry leaves.

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