Kerala tapioca chips made by deep frying thin wafers of slated Tapioca in coconut oil.
Tapioca chips is basically a South Indian and Sri Lankan delicacy, made from thin wafers of Tapioca/ Cassava/Kappa/Maravalli Kilangu or Kuchi Kilangu in Tamil root fried in coconut oil, salted and often spiced with Red Chilli Powder. Widely available in north Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka and parts of North India.
High in carbohydrates, it is nevertheless a crunchy and tasty snack. The chips are crunchier than banana or more easily available potato chips. Common variants include the non-spicy and spicy (red chilli powder and other spices added).
Kasaragod, Kerala, India