Tapioca Masala Curry

Tapioca diced into cubes – 2 cups(Maravalli kizhangu – 200g)
Onion – 2 No.’s cut into cubes
Tumeric powder- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Coconut Oil – for garnish, as per one’s taste level

Masala Paste

Coriander Seeds – 3 tbsp
Red Chillies – 6 No.’s
Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Coconut- one handful (optional)
Ginger- Garlic paste – 2 tsp
Shallots – 6 No.’s
Dry roast the above except garam masala and coconut and grind everything to a smooth paste. Keep aside


Boil the tapioca and onions with tumeric powder and salt. It should boil up to a mushy state. Then add the ground masala and let it come to a good boil, keep stirring in between. Garnish with coconut oil and curry leaves. Its that simple!!!!!!

This dish is best served with appam, chapathi, puttu, porotta or plain rice. You can substitute tapioca with any kind of tuber vegetable.

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