Kappa/Tapioca Beef Biriyani

 Kappa biriyani is a delicious authentic Kerala dish. It is a whole meal with tapioca and beef. Tapioca and beef are always a wonderful combination. Kappa biriyani is one of the famous street food in Kerala. It is a comfort food and can be eat at any time of the day. The cooked tapioca pieces immersed in beef gravy is really awesome.



Ingredients:
  1. Kappa/ tapioca-1/2 kg
  2. Beef-1/2 kg
  3. Oil-2tbsp
  4. Mustard seeds-1tsp
  5. Curry leaves -3string
  6. Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  7. Chilly powder-1tsp
  8. Pepper powder-1tsp
  9. Coriander powder-1tsp
  10. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Meat masala-1/2tsp
  12. Shallots / small onion-1/2cup
  13. Onion-1+1
  14. Ginger garlic paste-1tbsp
  15. Green chilly-1
  16. Tomato-1
  17. Salt-to taste
Preparation:
  • Clean and cut the tapioca in to square pieces.
  • Cook it with enough water (to cover the tapioca fully) and salt.
  • Cook until soft and tender, drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Marinate beef with 1/4 TSP of turmeric powder, 1/2 TSP of chilly powder and 1/2 TSP of pepper powder for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan, saute shallots and 1onion chopped.
  • Add green chilly and ginger garlic paste; saute until raw smell goes off.
  • Add all the remaining powders in a low flame and mix well.
  • Add tomato chopped and saute until mashed completely.
  • Add the marinated beef in to it and pressure cooks until it nicely cooked.
  • Dried the beef gravy completely without any water and mix it with cooked tapioca pieces and mash for a minute until mix well.
  • For seasoning heat a tbsp of oil in a pan; splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add curry leaves and add it in to the tapioca beef biriyani.
  • Now chop the remaining 1 onion in to tiny chunk pieces and spread it over the biriyani.
  • It is very awesome to crunch the pieces of fresh onion along with the scoop of biriyani!!!
Kappa/Tapioca Beef Biriyani Kappa/Tapioca Beef Biriyani Reviewed by Fejna Em on 23:39 Rating: 5
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