This is very simple recipe .Keralites and
Srilankans have this as a meal .
Keralites have it with coconut . Srilankans have
it with ‘Pol sambol ‘or ‘Katta sambol‘.
Trust me ,if only you have, had tasted this
sambol with boiled tapioca,it will be a frequent
meal in your homes .
Street foods in Srilanka sell this in conical leaf
packets .Really inviting !
This recipe is for people who do not know how
to boil this yam.
A good result depends on the quality of the
You have to create rustic cuts on the yam , and
peel . The peel will come off easily.
To the recipe
Tapioca/ cassava / kappa / Maravalli / manioc
1 tsp peppercorns
1/4 tsp turmeric
Salt to taste
Add the peeled yam with water enough to
immerse the yam.
Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
Allow the steam to release on its own,and
strain the water.
Take a little water from the strained liquid ,add
salt , peppercorns , turmeric and the boiled
yam and cook for 2-3 minutes and remove
Add coconut and serve with pol sambol or katta