Spicy Tapioca with Chicken Curry

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Total Time:
2 hours
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Would you like to try something different? Go on with this nutritious vegetable - Tapioca,that is cooked well as mentioned in the recipe. Relish it along with a flavourful chicken curry.

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How to Make Spicy Tapioca with Chicken Curry

  • For tapioca:
  • Cut fresh tapioca to required size after skinning and removing the vein at the centre.
  • Wash and clean it well.
  • Take diced tapioca in a vessel. Add water to it so that all the pieces are fully immersed.
  • Add little salt to it. Boil it till it is done and soft.
  • To make spicy tapioca:
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds to it. When they crackle, add jeera, slit green chillies and curry leaves to it. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add finely sliced onions and fry it till it is golden in color and crisp.
  • Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder to it. Stir it well for 2 minutes.
  • Add boiled and mashed tapioca pieces to it.
  • Sprinkle extra salt if required. Mix it well. Do not add water to it.
  • Cover it with a tight lid and cook on low to medium heat for 10 - 12 minutes or until the spices are well blended with the tapioca.
  • Home-style chicken curry:
  • Wash and clean chicken pieces.
  • Drain out the water thoroughly.
  • In a bowl, marinate chicken pieces with turmeric powder and salt. Cover and keep it aside for half-an-hour.
  • Dilute red chilli powder, pepper powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in 2 tbsps of water and keep it aside. Make a smooth solution.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan.
  • Add finely sliced shallots and fry till they are golden in color.
  • Add curry leaves and stir it well.
  • Add chopped ginger-garlic and fry it for 2 minutes.
  • Add diluted spice powder mix to it. Stir it on low heat until the water dries up and the raw smell disappears.
  • Add chopped tomato and stir it well for 2 minutes until it is well combined with the other ingredients.
  • Add marinated chicken pieces, salt and 1/2 cup of water to it.
  • Mix all the ingredients well. Cover it with a tight lid and cook on low to medium heat for 25 - 35 minutes or until it is done.
  • Serve it with tapioca.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya Prakash's World