Tapioca with Chicken/ Chicken Kappa


1 kg tapioca, peeled and cut into pieces
250 gm chicken, cut into pieces
3 onions, chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
4 green chillies, chopped
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp fennel powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup grated coconut
few curry leaves


  1. Cook cleaned tapioca in water, drain and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and saute crushed ginger and garlic.
  3. Add 2 chopped onions, green chillies and tomato and saute well.
  4. Then add coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder, garam masala and salt and stir well for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add cleaned chicken pieces with 2 cups of water and mix well.
  6. Add tapioca and cook covered for 3 whistles.
  7. Heat little oil in a pan and fry 1 finely chopped onion till golden brown and keep it aside.
  8. Stir fry grated coconut and curry leaves in the remaining oil in the pan.
  9. Open the cooker and thoroughly stir the contents. Add in the fried coconut and curry leaves and mix well.
  10. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with the fried onions and serve hot…

Recipe Source: manoramaonline


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