3/4 Kg (5 cups chopped) Tapioca (Cassava, Yucca, Kappa, Maragenasu) | ಮರಗೆಣಸು
1 - 2 tsp Chilly powder | ಮೆಣಸಿನ ಹುಡಿ
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder | ಅರಶಿನ ಹುಡಿ
Lemon Sized Jaggery | ನಿಂಬೆ ಗಾತ್ರದ ಬೆಲ್ಲ
Salt to taste | ರುಚಿಗೆ ತಕ್ಕಷ್ಟು ಉಪ್ಪು
3 - 4 Tbs grated Coconut | ತುರಿದ ತೆಂಗಿನಕಾಯಿ
2 tsp Black Gram seeds | ಉದ್ದಿನಬೇಳೆ
1 tsp Mustard seeds | ಸಾಸಿವೆ
2 - 3 broken Red Chillies | ಕೆಂಪು ಒಣ ಮೆಣಸಿನ ತುಂಡು
2 strands Curry leaves | ಕರಿ ಬೇವಿನ ಸೊಪ್ಪು
4 Tbs Oil | ಎಣ್ಣೆ
Remove outer cover of Tapioca, wash it. Chop it into small thin pieces as shown in the picture below and put it in water . (Note: Remove the innermost hard part if any.)
Put chopped Tapioca, Turmeric powder, Chilly powder, salt, Jaggery, around 3 cups of water in a Pressure Cooker and cook. (5-6 whistles).
Once the pressure goes off, mash it and adjust the water, salt & keep the Palya in medium flame and stir it once in every 2-3 mins, bring it to boil.
Add grated coconut, mix and keep the Palya in low flame for about 2-3 mins.
Add black gram seeds, mustard seeds, broken red chillies and oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and add the seasoning to Palya.
Mix well and serve hot. It goes well with Rice, Chapathis.