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Monday, January 23, 2012

Kappa Thoran

Kappa thoran, a super delicious and flavourful simple curry prepared with cooked tapioca chunks spiced  with grated ginger,grated coconut and slit opened green chillies..We simply had this yummy thoran with hot piping rasam rice for our lunch today..Kappa/tapioca is quite a staple food for every common  man of Kerala..Many different dishes are prepared with this famous tapioca in Kerala, mashed tapioca are served often along with meen curry while some enjoy with hot onion & chilly chutney even Mallu makes a delicious briyani with kappas too..Coming to this thoran,if you like to have boiled tapioca in a different form do try out this simple and super flavourful thoran..Sending to Kerala Kitchen hosted by Kaveri..


1no Tapioca (Cut as bite size &cooked)
1no Onion (large & chopped)
3nos Green chilles (slit opened)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
3tbsp Grated coconut
1tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
Salt
Curry leaves
Coconut oil/Oil

Heat enough coconut oil,let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal..add the chopped onions,slit opened green chillies,grated ginger,curry leaves and cook until the onions turns transculent, now add the already cooked tapioca chunks,turmeric powder and salt,cook everything in simmer until the tapioca chunks gets well coated with the spices,finally add the grated coconut,give a stir and put off the stove..

Enjoy with a bowl of rice.

47 comments:

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy. must buy some soon.

Ganga Sreekanth said... Reply To This Comment

perfectly done and looks delicious !

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

I love Kapaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa and this looks super super yummy.

Isingcakes said... Reply To This Comment

I can sense the flavours at this distance Priya..this with rasam rice..divine, I am sure:)

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

I love this one a lot..Totally Yummy..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Mala Venkatesh said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,

Yummy Kappa ! Where did you get them here ?

Love the pic!

Mala

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

I only can think of tapioca as a starch! never heard about cooking with it..looks lovely and yet so simple..

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

I like this thoran we have like this

Sayali said... Reply To This Comment

Doe thoran mean any subji in general .... sometimes wonder what all different veggies do people eat ...this one made me think the same :)

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

mouthwatering thoran............lov it all time

Sravs said... Reply To This Comment

super delicious and healthy sidedish !!

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Julie said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious kappa thoran,yummy!!

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Roshu said... Reply To This Comment

Love everything with kappa

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

We get tapioca here but I've not made anything with it so far... this looks really good!

Sukanya Ramkumar said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and delicious looking one... Never tried thoran out of tapioca. YUM!. Will try it soon.

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and tempting thoran..yum yum

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Rien qu'à voir la photo, on salive déjà.
A très bientôt

vineetha said... Reply To This Comment

This is making me drool..yummy

Vrinda said... Reply To This Comment

my fav with a cup of hot tea..yummmmmmm

Roshni said... Reply To This Comment

too good. i love kappa so much.. yumm yummm

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

yum yum delicious!...

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

Very yummy dish Priya, I like tapioca, included in my grocery list..

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

very yummy stir fry...looks so inviting...love to have some with rasam rice...yum..yum!!

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Neha said... Reply To This Comment

Hey priya...Thnx for your lovely comment on my blog..Thoran looks delicious...Happy to join you dear..Keep visiting me as well...

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Reply To This Comment

I can have it all as it seems yumm n colourful.

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

I simply have this with hot rec chutney. My chilhood fav.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

That is a simple and delicious with rasam rice!

Jayasri Ravi said... Reply To This Comment

Looks very delicious priya..,

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Thoran looks very delicious....

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and healthy thoran. Excellent preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

MMmmm....looks so good..It's been ages since I had Kappa :(
Thanks for linking to the event Priya.

Valarmathi Sanjeev said... Reply To This Comment

love kappa very much....looking yummy and tempting.

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

Nostalgic and tempting dear..

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

The color is wonderful. I've never had this dish but I am willing to try. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy... not cooked with tapioca chunks till date, though i love sabudana. is it the same as yam?

Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

Wow ! Same procedure will follow to prepare Yellow pumpkin poriyal

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

@Mala Venkatesh..I got them from Indian groceries..

@Sayali, yea its can be enjoyed sabji as well as snacks with a cup of tea..

@Deeps,its tastes much more better than yam with mild sweet..

An Open Book said... Reply To This Comment

oooh this id def love to try...yummm

Anu said... Reply To This Comment

yum priya. looks delicious

Mala Venkatesh said... Reply To This Comment

Wow.. U r lucky Priya.. I have never seen them here in the Indian Groceries :) Enjoy !

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Super delicious one Priya, looks very yummy.

Vanamala Hebbar said... Reply To This Comment

Nice recipe..

vidhas said... Reply To This Comment

love kappa, wil try this next time.

veena krishnakumar said... Reply To This Comment

I like thoran but have never tried with this. Lokks very tasty

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

Tapioca is so common, yet it can be used so many different ways. I would love to make this dish, so comforting and delicious. Love the presentation of it, as well.
Bookmarking this!
Thanks for sharing, Priya:DDD

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

So well made this would make any mallus mouth water.

Chitra said... Reply To This Comment

Nice.. never tried kerala style thoran .. must try :)