Traditional kerala style tapioca curry –kappa curry


  • Tapioca -1 kg
  • Ginger-1 medium
  • Garlic-5 to 6
  • Green chilli-4 or 5
  • Mustard seed-1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin seed-1/2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves-4 sprigs
  • Tomato- 2 medium
  • Onion-2 nos
  • Thin coconut milk-1 cup
  • Thick coconut cup -1/2 cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – for cooking


  • First we peel off the skin from the tapioca, cut into cubes, wash under running water
  • Then we boil the tapioca along with water and turmeric until they well cooked.
  • Again we drain the excess water and keep aside.
  • Then we grind ginger ,garlic and green chilli ,keep a side.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seed and cumin seed let it splutter.
  • Add chopped onion and curry leaves saute for some minutes
  • Again we add ginger garlic green chilli paste and tomatoes,cook till tomatoes are mashed
  • Add chilli powder and salt mix wel , and saute for some minutes
  • Then we add cooked tapioca and mix well
  • Again we add thin coconut milk and cook for 6 to 7 minutes
  • Then we add thick coconut milk and mix well and saute for some minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and serve and enjoy the taste of tapioca curry..

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.