Kappa Puzhukku

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    Kappa Puzhukku or Mashed tapioca is a delicious food of kerala. It can served with fish/meat curry. It's loved by each and every one in kerala. Its one my favourite dish too. It is a heavy food not good for diabetics patients.


    Karnataka, India
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    Serves: 2 

    • 1 Kg Tapioca Crumbs
    • 3 Green Chilly
    • 3 Small Onion
    • 3 Garlic
    • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel
    • 1/4 Grated Cocunut
    • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric
    • 2 sprigs Curry Leaves
    • 1 tablespoon Cocunut oil
    • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
    • for taste salt

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Wash the tapioca crumbs, put it into the vessel and add salt for taste
    2. Add water(water level should be above the crumbs) and cook it.
    3. After cooking tapioca, pour out the water.
    4. add the grated cocunut and other ingredients. Put it into the cooked tapioca. keep it under low steam for a while. Mash it well.
    5. Take a tawa and pour 1 table spoon of cocunut oil, add 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds, shallots and curry leaves. fry until it becomes light brown. Add these into the already prepared dish and mix well.


    Add some pepper powder to avoid gastritis.

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    I am gonna try this!!!  -  13 Dec 2010