Spurs ruthlessly uncovered the hosts’ defending error to race into a 2-0 lead after only 12 minutes – Harry Kane bundling in an accidental early opener and Christian Eriksen settling a fine strike into the base corner.
Son Heung-Min included a third before the break and, starting there, the untroubled visitors appeared to dial down a bit.
Cardiff at any rate enrolled their first endeavors on focus in a calm second half however the damage had just been done and they stay sixteenth in the table, three clear of the relegation zone.
On the other hand, a 6th triumph from seven league matches closes the gap between Spurs and pioneers Liverpool to six points, with the Reds away at third-put Manchester City on Thursday.
Furthermore, despite the fact that the home side were scarcely in this challenge, such a great looking edge of triumph and convincing performance was opportune for Tottenham, who had endured a stun overcome at home to Wolves in their previous outing.