Thursday, June 24, 2010

Yucca Root Fry / Kappa Mezhukkupuratti

This recipe is also called "Kappa Mezhkupuratti" in Malayalam. It is a delicacy among all who love Yucca ( Kappa in Malayalam). Here's how I prepare it at home.

Things you will need:

Yucca Root (Kappa in Malayalam)-2 medium size
Green Chillies- 3 or 4
Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
Onion- 1 medium size diced
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 1 tbsp

Preparation Method:

Peel and cut the yucca root into 1 inch cubes.
Add the yucca root , salt and turmeric powder and water in a pan.
Add enough water to immerse the yucca root.
Now bring this to a boil and cook until the root is nice and tender. Make sure it is not overcooked.
Once done use a strainer to drain the water off.
Heat oil in a pan .
Now add, mustard seeds and wait till they splutter.
Then add , Onion , green chillies, Curry leaves, and stir on medium-high heat.
Once onion is carmelized, add red chilli powder and stir.
Now add the cooked root to this pan and stir for 2 minutes. Do a taste test and add salt if necessary.

Yucca Root stir fry is ready to be served with warm rice and a curry like Mango Curry.


  1. Tempting and delicious ..kothiyavunnu

  2. delicious dish. great. Now your blog is loading really fast than the previous one. great

  3. your blog looks lovely priya and fry looks delicious too,simple and easy to make...


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