Unakka Kappa (dried tapioca) Vanpayar Puzhukku

Unakka kappa vanpayar puzhukku

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Unakka kappa (dried tapioca) – 2.5 cups, soaked in enough water for at least 8 hrs and rinsed well

2. Vanpayar / red chori – 1/2 cup, soaked in enough water for at least 8 hrs

3. Grated coconut – 1.5 cups

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Dried red chilies – 2 – 3

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

4. Curry leaves – 1 sprig

5. Salt – To taste

6. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

Method

1. Wash the unakka kappa pieces well and soak them overnight in enough water. Break them down to small pieces. Rinse well.

2. Crush grated coconut adding turmeric powder, dried red chilies and cumin seeds in the small jar of a blender.

3. Cook the tapioca pieces and soaked vanpayar / red chori in a vessel adding enough water (around 4 – 5 cups). Cook until both are done. Add salt and mix well.  Drain excess water. Top it with grated coconut mixture and some curry leaves. Cover and cook for a minute. Open the lid and mix well. Cover and cook for a few more minutes over low heat. Add a tbsp of coconut oil and mix well. Keep covered for 10 minutes. Serve with thenga chammanthi / fish curry / prawn curry etc. It tastes best after an hour.

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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