Kappa Biriyani Recipe

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Kappa Biriyani
Kappa Biryani is a traditional dish of Malabar (Kerala). This dish is usually served with either beef curry or else mutton. Easy to prepare with mouth watering.
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
minutes
kappa-biriyani
Votes: 3
Rating: 4.67
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Rate this recipe!
Instructions
To prepare kappa
  1. Take a stock pot and bring plenty of water to a boil.
  2. Add salt, a pinch of turmeric powder and tapioca (kappa) to the water.
  3. Boil it for 5 minutes or until the kappa pieces are tender. The tapioca (kappa) pieces should be just tender when pierced with a knife and not start becoming mushy. So do not overcook.
To prepare beef gravy
  1. Heat coconut oil in a small pressure cooker and splutter the mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Saute the onions till it turns golden brown.
  3. Saute the ginger garlic paste, green chillies and tomatoes.
  4. Add the beef pieces, chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, pepper powder and required salt.
  5. Saute everything for a minute.
  6. Add little water and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until the beef becomes tender.
To make the biryani
  1. After the pressure is released, open the cooker.
  2. Switch on the flame and let it simmer till most of the liquid evaporates and very little gravy is left.
  3. At this stage, add the boiled tapioca (kappa) pieces and mix gently. The kappa pieces should hold its shape nicely.
  4. Reduce the heat to the lowest setting, cover with a lid and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  5. The juices from the beef gravy will be nicely absorbed by the tapioca (kappa) pieces.
  6. Finally open the lid, add some finely chopped cilantro. Kappa biryani is ready to serve. Server hot.
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