• Hulankeeriya- 1 kg
  • Sugar- 250g
  • Small amount of salt
  • Coconut milk



• Clean Hulankeeriya tubers and grind well
• Take a clay pot and fill water into it
• Put a cloth on top of the clay pot
• Add ground  Hulankeeriya  tuber onto the cloth slightly touching the water on the brim
• Allow  the Hulankeeriya tuber  flour to sediment at the bottom of the pot
• Remove excess water and recover the sediment
• Add sugar, salt and coconut milk to Hulankeeriya  tuber sediment
• Heat the mixture while mixing to make “thalapa”


R. Beby Nona
Wakirigala, Galathara