Arbi Masale Wale/Colocassia cooked in North Indian style

We call this vegetable chembu is malayalam. And it is a very common vegetable in malayali households. Today this recipe , though is in North Indian style. It makes a wonder starter too.

Arbi - 2 cups , peeled and cubed
Ajwain - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder  - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Amchur Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander  Leaves - 2 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Boil cubed arbi with salt and turmeric till fork tender.
Drain and keep aside to cool.
Mix chili , coriander and amchur powder in a tbsp of water .
Now heat oil in a wide pan and add ajwain.
Add  spice mixture to the oil and cook till oil separates.
Now add the boiled arbi and mix light handedly.
Saute on medium heat for another  five minutes .
Keep mixing now and then  till sides of arbi turns golden.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with roti or paratha.


  1. this veggie is so tasty right.. we do the south indian version.. this is great!

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  2. They look so good, perfectly done..

  3. very delicious recipe..looks wonderful

  4. Amchur should be adding a zing to this recipe, should try this way! Delicious it sounds!

  5. Yummy n delicious recipe nisha...

  6. I love this version of making arbi, nice and flavorful curry

  7. A very flavorful and yummy looking arbi curry

  8. Love arbi and his dish is really delicious..will surely try this.

  9. Super delicious side dish,goes awesome with curd rice..

  10. Looks good. I should convince the inmates of my home that there are other curries apart from arbi fry !

  11. wow..lovely..I never tried this out in my kitchen...must try now....looking very yummy...

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