Thursday, March 8, 2012

Marchini Kilangu Kootu / Tapioca Curry / Kappa Kootu Curry

This is one of my favorite curry..One of our family friend, she is a mallu..She makes this curry so good..Whenever she tries this out, she send me a bowl full of this along with meen kulambu/ fish curry..It taste like heaven.. I asked her the recipe and tried it myself. It cameout pretty good..Here you go to the recipe..

Marchini Kilangu Kootu Recipe

Tapioca / Marchini Kilangu – 1 big one peeled and cubed
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1tsp

For grinding:
Coconut – ½ cup
Shallots / Sambar Onion – 4
Garlic – 4 pods
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Green Chilli – 3

For Tempering:
Coconut Oil- 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring


Grind the ingrediants given in the list to a smooth paste by adding some water.Set this aside for a moment.

Take a kadai. Add cubed tapioca and cover it with some water. Add salt and turmeric and mix well. Bring it to boil and simmer it for 20-25 mins untill cooked.

Now add in the ground masala and mix well. Simmer for 3 mins.

Heat oil and add mustard and curry leaves. Pour this over the curry and mix well.

Serve with rice and fish curry.