Kappa thoran

This should top your list of never-tried-before recipes. Finely scraped tapioca stir-fry topped with some crunchy pappadam to surprise you!

2 cups finely grated/chopped tapioca
¼ cup scraped coconut
¼ cup onion chopped fine
2 sprigs curry leaves
1 tsp sliced green chilli
2 tsp black gram/urad dal
½ tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
Salt, as required
A few pappadam to be fried at last

Light the stove and place a pan of water
Let the water in the pan come to a boil
Add the scraped tapioca to the boiling water
Let it cook until the water becomes frothy and boils over
Pour the mixture through a sieve and let the cooked tapioca dry itself of the water
Take another pan, pour oil
Drop the mustard seeds into the oil
Add the black gram and then the dried red chillies
Drop the curry leaves into the pan
Now add the onion slices and saute well
Add the tapioca slices and mix well
Add enough salt
Add the scraped coconut, mix well and keep aside
Now, deep fry the pappadams
Lay the thoran in a bowl, crush the pappadams over it, give it a mix and it's ready

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