Tapioca/Yucca/Kappa - 500 gm , skin removed and cut into drum shaped pieces
Green chillies - 2-3 cut lengthwise
Garlic - 1 clove(optional)
Grated coconut - 1 handful (optional)
Chicken masala - 1- 2tsp
1.Boil tapioca pieces in enough water with salt .Drain excess water when tapioca is cooked. Take care not to get tapioca mashed by over cooking
2. Cut the cooked tapioca pieces into bite size cubes (1-2 inches size)
3.Heat oil in a pan/cheena chatti .Splutter mustard seeds
4.Add red chillies, curry leaves ,garlic , green chillies and saute.Now add sliced onions .and saute well till they turn brown.
6.Add the chicken masala powder and tapioca pieces and mix everything well .
7.If you are adding coconut , add it now and mix .Grinding not needed
Note :Though it is called 'Thoran'/stir fry , you can have it as a snack or a main dish. It tastes very good with tapioca we get in Kerala .The tapioca we get in US has bitter taste some times.