Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa
Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa is a nostalgic delicious dish that goes well with fish or beef curry. The traditional dish is very popular in Kerala and is mostly available all through the year. Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa is unique and special with cooked tapioca pieces blended with a spicy coconut mixture and seasoned with curry leaves. Tapioca can be served for breakfast and is a wholesome dish in itself. Carbohydrate rich tapioca is nutritious and healthy for body. You can explore a well detailed Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa here.
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
  1. For preparing Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa, first remove skin of tapioca and cut into small pieces. Cook tapioca pieces with salt and water until tapioca pieces are softened.
  2. Drain excess water and keep aside.
  3. Grind ingredients: coconut, green chillies, cumin powder, garlic, small onion and turmeric powder without water.
  4. Heat a kadai, put cooked tapioca and add ground ingredients on the top.
  5. Cover it with a lid for 2-3 minutes for the ground ingredients to cook.
  6. Open the lid, stir properly so that the coconut mix is evenly distributed.
  7. Season the dish with curry leaves. Serve it with red meat or fish curry. Traditional Kottayam Style Kappa is ready.