Saturday, February 4, 2023
Home Food Try out this 'kappa podi' aka crumbled tapioca as a 4pm snack

Try out this ‘kappa podi’ aka crumbled tapioca as a 4pm snack

Crumbled tapioca is a traditional snack that tastes amazing with evening tea. It was prepared by crumbling fried tapioca in a traditional stone grinder in the old times. However, this yummy snack could be easily made at home using your regular mixer jar. Here is the recipe.

1 kg tapioca
1 cup grated coconut
4 cardamom pods
A pinch of salt
¼ cup sugar
Oil to fry

Peel the skin off the tapioca
Cut the washed tapioca into thin pieces
Heat coconut oil in a pan
Fry the tapioca slices
Sprinkle some salt water just before taking out the tapioca
The fried tapioca should be nice and crunchy
After they have cooled down, coarsely grind the fried tapioca along with cardamom in a mixer jar
Add 1 cup grated coconut into 1 cup crumbled tapioca
Grind again
Transfer this mixture into a vessel
Add sugar or jaggery syrup as required
Mix well
Delicious evening snack is ready.

Watch preparation video here