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Kerala Kappa Masala | Kerala Style Spiced Tapioca Mash

Cuisine Indian, Kerala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Manju


  • 2 cups cubed Kappa / Cassava
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 3- 4 Thai green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste


  • Cook the cassava cubes in salted water with turmeric powder till soft, yet firm. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat the coconut oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add the mustard seeds to it. Once they splutter, add the curry leaves. Add chopped onion and chillies and sauté just for a couple of minutes. Add in the cooked cassava and enough salt. Mix well. Serve hot.