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Kappa cake / Maravalli kizhangu cake / Tapioca cake

Preparing different dish from Maravalli kizhangu or Kappa / Tapioca is one of the famous dish in Kerala. Being a lot health benefits in kappa, we can give to all kids. But my daughter will not eat when i am preparing this in normal style. Then i decided to prepare something different dish from kappa. My sister said to prepare sweet item with this. I tried this and my daughter doesn’t know, this is made from kappa. She ate and she liked very much.

Health benefits :

Kappa is having a lot health benefits. It is having lot of carbohydrates. It helps to reduce our blood pressure, cholesterol and controls the blood sugar level. It reduce the risk of obesity also. It is rich in copper and magnesium. Copper helps to having healthy nerves function which helps to relieve from stress, anxiety. Kappa is rich in Vitamin C, reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancer.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 5 Mins
Cooking time : 40 Mins
Serve for : 4 persons

Ingredients :

Kappa : 1/2 Kg
Grated coconut : in 1/2 no
Cardamon powder : 1 Tsp
Sugar : As per taste
Ghee : To grease

Method :
peel off the kappa, wash well and grate it nicely.

Squeeze out  the water of it by pressing with your palm to make it dry.

Add grated coconut, sugar, cardamon powder in the dry kappa and mix it well by pressing with your hand.

Grease ghee in a plate and keep the kappa mix, press it tight. We can add pista or cashews on the top.

Boil water in a kadai or a idli pan, put the kappa mix plate and close the pan with the lid.

Keep it in medium flame for 40-45 minutes. After cooked well, takeout from the kadai and cut it in you wanted shapes.

Transfer to the serving plate and serve.

Try this delicious sweet and please share your valuable comments..

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