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Kappa Curry | Poola Curry | Tapioca Curry

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 People


  • 500 g Tapioca
  • 5 Nos. Shallots
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 3 Nos. Dried red chilly
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 3/4 Tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander powder
  • As required Salt
  • 1&1/2 Tbsp Oil


  • Clean and cut the tapioca and keep all the ingredients ready.
  • Cook tapioca in water by adding turmeric powder and salt as required. When the tapioca is well cooked, drain that water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a clay pot and splutter mustard seeds and add chopped shallots into it.
  • When it turns light brown in colour add dried red chilly, chilly powder and coriander powder. Keep the flame in low flame while adding masala powders. Now add 1 &1/2 cup water and bring it to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, add cooked tapioca and mash it well with a spoon. Mix it well.
  • Grind the coconut pieces by adding little water to make a smooth paste and pour it into the tapioca nixture.
  • Add curry leaves and cook again for a while. Check the salt and add if needed.
  • Delicious traditional styled Kappa Curry is ready now.


You can visit this link Tapioca Kofta. You can also visit this link Tapioca Vada.
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