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Spicy Tapyoka (Kappa Vevivhathu)


"KAPPA" is a very nice sweat dish of Kerala which contains rich proteins and other vitamins. This is an ideal food which can serve with fish curry.


  • Kappa - 1 Kg
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • green chili - 5 Nos.
  • Garlic - 5 nos
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • Dried red chilly - 2 nos. (make small pieces)
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds
  • 2 small onion pieces.


  • Peal the Kappa and boil till soft (around 15 minutes) in sufficient water after it become soft, stain the water.
  • Make the past of Cumin seeds, garlic, grated coconut, green chilly and add the past in boiled Kappa along with the turmeric powder.
  • Put a pan on stove and pour the coconut oil and boil the oil in medium fire, after 1 minute add the mustard seeds, onion pieces, dried red chilly, curry leaves and fry all the ingredients 1/2 minutes.
  • Pour this mixture into tapioca and mix well.
  • Tips: Serve with fish curry and rice.