Tapioca - 1 kg ( cut into cube pieces)

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Dry red chillies (whole) - 4 to 5 nos

Curry leaves - 2 sprigs

Mustard seeds - 2 tsp

Coconut oil -  1 tbsp to 2tbsp


Boil water in a large cooking pot. Once the water boils add salt and tapioca pieces, stir well. Once the tapioca is cooked, take the pot from the stove and drain the water using a rice strainer. Heat oil in a sauce pan, temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies . Add turmeric and red chilli powder to it and stir well. Add Tapioca into it and stir well making sure every piece of tapioca is coated with the tadka. Tasty "Kappa" is ready. Serve it with mouthwatering "Meen Mulakittathu"(fish curry).