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Shrimp roast and boiled tapioca (cassava) combined together and made into an incredible dish… Tapioca (Cassava) or Kappa (in Malayalam) is a staple food in South India, especially Kerala. In fact, Tapioca is a common root vegetable in many Asian countries and South America. It’s a starchy root vegetable quite similar to potato but the raw tapioca is much...

Tapioca stir fry along with spicy tamarind sauce is just irresistible… Tapioca is a staple in South India, boiled tapiocas are served as an evening snack or it can be combined with fish or meat which makes a perfect meal. However, tapioca along with fish curry has been one of the most favorite dishes of people in Kerala. Making tapioca stir fry is pretty easy,...

My all time favorite fish curry… How many times have I mentioned that Kappa (Tapioca) and fish curry is a match truly made in paradise??? A gazillion??? I will keep on saying this, so please bare with me. If I hadn’t born and raised in Kerala I wouldn’t have admired this dish as much as I do now. As many of you know that Kerala food is spicy and...

Kappa and chicken in one dish… Kappa or tapioca is a staple food for many in Kerala. Kappa along with fish curry has been devoured by almost all non-veggies with so much greed and enthusiasm. These days, many new westernized dishes are getting popular among Keralites, still kappa retains a special place in everyone’s heart. I am so glad that tapioca is...

If you love tapioca pearls you are going to love this… What a fantastic day it was!!! This evening we attended a Mediterranean cooking class/contest at the best Mediterranean restaurant in my city: Aroma’s. Last year, I had once dined at Aroma’s; the ambience, the food, the crew, everything is so great and it’s one of my favorite restaurants....

Fish curry and Tapioca, without any doubt a true delicacy of Kerala cuisine… Since my last post was kerala style fish curry, this post gotta be Kappa Puzhukku or Tapioca in ground coconut. For the first time, I wasn’t perplexed about what to post next. One of the authentic Kerala dishes has been Kappa and Meen curry (Tapioca or yuca root and fish curry),...

Ask any non-veg Keralite about their favorite dish and the answer will be “Tapioca and Fish”… The mere thought of this combination Tapioca and Fish makes my mouth drool. A dish very close to almost all keralites and a dish which can bring back lots of good memories. Tapioca is widely available in Kerala and it has been the staple food of most of...

A sumptuous, mouthwatering Kerala delicacy: Meen and Kappa ie,  Fish and Boiled Tapioca. One of the amazing things about growing up in Kerala( the most beautiful and serene state in India) is the inseparable connection we have with fish. If you are a non-veg and if you happen to be in Kerala, you can definitely devour fish everyday, that too the catch of the day....