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Kappa curry

Kappa Curry
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 3 cups tapioca
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 no green chilli
  • 2 medium sized onions - sliced
  • 1 medium tomato - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk


  • Boil water and add clean tapioca pieces and turmeric powder and let it boil. Switch off once the tapioca is cooked well and strain the water
  • Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, let it crackle.
  • Roughly crush garlic, ginger and green chilli in a mortar pestle and add it to the oil
  • Add sliced onions along with it and Fry for 2 minutes
  • Now drop in the chopped tomatoes. Now add salt to the tomatoes to get fried and fry for a minute
  • add chilli powder and mix well
  • furthermore, add Cooked tapioca and smash it slightly
  • Pour in little water to adjust the consistency
  • Adjust salt in the curry. Mix well until well blended.
  • Add coconut milk to the curry and adjust to the consistency required. Mix well and just give it a boil. Let it just heat up. Switch off and your curry is ready