Kerala Style Kappa (Tapioca) Biriyani

Quite easy and delicious authentic Kerala dish! Tapioca cooked, mashed and combined with beef, meat masala and fried coconut. Adapted from mariasmenu.com.

Kerala Style Kappa (Tapioca) BiriyaniQuite easy and delicious authentic Kerala dish! Tapioca cooked, mashed and combined with beef, meat masala and fried coconut. Adapted from mariasmenu.com.

Summary

5450
  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisinekerala
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Total Time30 minutesPT0H30M

Ingredients

Tapioca Preparation
Tapioca (Kappa)
750 Grams
Turmeric Powder
1/4 Teaspoon
Salt
Beef Preparation
Beef
500 Grams
Onion
1
Ginger (crushed)
1 Tablespoon
Garlic (crushed)
1 Tablespoon
Chilli Powder
1 Tablespoon
Coriander Powder
1 Tablespoon
Turmeric Powder
1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper Powder
1 Teaspoon
Garam Masala
1 Teaspoon
Vinegar
2 Teaspoons
Salt
Coconut Mix
Grated Coconut
1 Cup
Chilli Powder
1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder
1 Teaspoon
Seasoning
Small Onion (Sambhar Onion)
6
Mustard Seeds
1 Teaspoon
Coconut Oil
Curry Leaves

Steps

  1. Cut tapioca into small pieces. Cook tapioca with salt and turmeric powder until it becomes soft.
  2. Drain off the water completely. Mash tapioca a bit and keep it aside.
  3. Slice the onion. Marinate beef with onion and other ingredients listed under Beef preparation. Cook marinated beef until tender. In pressure cooker it might take around 3 whistles. Add mashed tapioca to beef and mix well.
  4. Fry coconut with chilli powder and coriander powder. Grind the mixture once it cools down and add it to beef and tapioca mix. Mix it well. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Fry curry leaves and small onions. Garnish tapioca beef mix with the prepared seasoning. Enjoy :)