Kappa Puzhukku

Kappa Puzhukku

Simple, tasty and the Keralites' favorite food. This goes well with hot steaming rice.

Meenakshy Ramachandran


  1. 500 Grams Tapioca
  2. 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
  3. 8 Shallots
  4. 1/2 Cup Coconut
  5. 6 Green Chillies
  6. 1/4 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  7. 1 Chillies Red
  8. 1 Sprig Curry leaves
  9. To Taste Salt
  10. 1 Teaspoon Oil


30 mins
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    Boil tapioca in water. Add turmeric powder to it. When the tapioca is 3/4th cooked, drain the water.

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    Boil again with salt and green chilies added to the water till it is cooked completely.

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    Grind coarsely grated coconut and green chilies.

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    In a pan, add a little oil. When the oil is heated, add mustard seeds to it. When the seeds start spluttering, add red chilies and shallots to it.

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    To the above tempering, add the boiled tapioca. Mash it and mix well.

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    To the above mixture, add the ground coconut green chili mixture. Garnish with curry leaves.

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