Kappa Erachi (Tapioca With Beef) Kerala Style
Kappa Erachi (Tapioca With Beef) Kerala Style is a delicious dish very tempting and irresistible with a lip smacking gravy. Kappa Erachi is an excellent combo of cooked tapioca and beef curry. The dish is unique and special with beef pieces marinated and cooked in a spicy aromatic mixture and mixed with cooked tapioca pieces. Beef is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital nutrients. Tapioca is rich in carbohydrates and low in protein and other nutrients. You can explore a well detailed Kappa Erachi (Tapioca With Beef) Kerala Style recipe here.
Servings Prep Time
8Persons 10Minutes
Cook Time
40Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8Persons 10Minutes
Cook Time
40Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. For preparing Kappa Erachi (Tapioca With Beef) Kerala Style, first wash the beef thoroughly and drain all water.
  2. Marinate beef with all the above ingredients and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, boil the tapioca pieces along with salt and a pinch of turmeric until tender. Be careful not to overcook the tapioca(say 95%). Drain water completely and keep the tapioca pieces aside.
  4. Pressure cook the marinated beef with 1/2 cup water.
  5. Meanwhile, heat a non stick pan and dry roast grated coconut, shallots, garlic and curry leaves until the coconut turns to a nice brown color.
  6. Reduce heat and add coriander powder, chilly powder and garam masala powder. Fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Grind all the dry roasted items with very little water to form a thick paste.
  8. Open the pressure cooker and transfer the cooked beef without gravy to a big pan or wok.
  9. Add the cooked tapioca pieces to the same pan, followed by ground coconut paste.
  10. Take around 1/2 cup of gravy from the cooked beef and add it to the pan. Mix everything lightly.
  11. Cover and cook on medium low heat for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  12. You can add more gravy from the cooked beef if needed.
  13. Remove from fire. After ten minutes remove lid and mix everything thoroughly. Be careful not to fully mash all the pieces. The dish should have some chunks of tapioca and beef.
  14. Kappa Erachi (Tapioca With Beef) Kerala Style is ready.