Kappa Puzhukku / Tapioca Roast

kappapuzhukku with fish curry

Kappa Puzhukku with Fish Curry

Serves : 3

Cooking time (approx.): 28 minutes


Kappa/Tapioca (peeled & diced) – 3 Cups

Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2tsp

Few curry leaves

Onion/Shallots /Chuvunnulli (5 to 10) (chopped) -1

Coconut oil –

Red Chillies – 3 -4



To Grind:

Grated coconut – 1/2cup

Garlic pods/Veluthulli  – 3nos

Cumin seeds/ Jeerakam -1tsp

Green chillies  – 4 -5


Cook the diced tapiocas with enough salt and water until they gets well cooked, drain the water and mash little bit.


Meanwhile grind all the ingredients given under the list “to grind ” as for 2 or 3 minutes. Don’t make as fine paste


Now take the grounded paste,turmeric powder in a vessel and cook in simmer for few minutes,finally add the mashed tapioca,mix everything well,check for salt and put off the stove.


Heat the coconut oil, let splutters the mustard seeds,  add red chillies after 2 minutes add remaining  the onions( Chuvunnulli/Shallot ) , curry leaves and cook until the onions turns transculent,add this to the cooking mashed tapioca/Kappa .


Toss everything gently and serve wam with rice or  Kerala Special Fish Curry




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