Tapioca podimas, is a stir fry recipe made with tapioca root also known in the names of cassava, maravalli kizhangu, kappa kizhangu and kuchi kizhangu. The raw cassava is dangerous to health and should be properly cooked before consuming it.
1) Always use the maravalli kizhangu within a week while they are still fresh.
2) Do not overcook the tapioca as it may become too mushy and difficult to get the right texture.
3) If you want to have the boiled kizhangu as it is add some rock salt in the water while cooking.