Unaka kappa puzhuku (dried tapioca/cassava cooked with green chili and coconut)
tapioca/cassava is my all time favorite food.I love to have it with fish curry.Tapioca can be stored for longer periods by parboiling and drying it,after skinning and slicing it in to medium thick pieces.this is called dried tapioca/unakka kappa/vatta kappa(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapioca). Thi
Servings
4serving
Cook Time
40minutes
Servings
4serving
Cook Time
40minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. clean and wash unakka kappa/tapioca well and soak 8-10 hours or over night in water.
  2. wash tapioca several times in cold water and drain excess water.
  3. add tapioca in to a pressure cooker.cook it with salt and turmeric powder with enough water for about 2 whistles.switch off the stove
  4. mean time crush grated coconut with green chili,cumin seeds,curry leaves,garlic and shallots.
  5. open the pressure cooker lid and drain excess water.then place the cooker on a low flame and mash tapioca well.
  6. then add coarsely grind coconut.cover with lid for 2 minute.then mix well.
  7. cook for one more minute.Switch off the stove.
  8. heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seeds,then add curry leaves.fry well.add this to the cooked tapioca and mix well.
  9. serve hot with fish curry/ beef/chicken curry.

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