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14 June, 2011

Tapioca Tarts/Kappa Tarts/Yuca Tarts

Tapioca Tarts/Kappa Tarts/Yuca Tarts
Posted in : Savouries/Starters/Appetizers, Seafood Items on by : superchef
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An urban legend from Kerala claims that the English word tapioca derives from the Malayalam word combination, “thappiyokka” . The story behind the legend claims that a European, while in Kerala, once came across a native crouching on the ground, digging under a rather thin and tall plant. Tapioca is 100 % starch, protein free
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15 May, 2011

Kinnathappam

Kinnathappam
Comments : 5 Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Malabar cuisine, Sweet snack on by : superchef
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“Kinnathappam” means a sweet rice cake that is steamed in a pan(kinnam). Malayalis use it as a sweet snack or a dessert.For me, it was one of the best afterschool snacks…ummmm… just like neyyappam or unniyappam. The choice is yours whether to have a fried snack or a steamed one.   Ingredients Raw Rice –
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