Arbi /Colocassia Bareli Style

Arbi is a common vegetable in malayali kitchens and i used to think its not used in North Indian homes and then came across this recipe of my friends mother and loved it. She said it is served as starter in weddings and other parties.

Arbi - 10 , medium sized
Green Chili - 4 , slit
Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Hing/Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Amchur/Mango Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Curd - 2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves  - 2 tbsp , chopped fine
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

  1. Peel and slice arbi into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  2. Wash just before adding to the oil
  3. Heat oil add ajwain and hing and add arbi . 
  4. Cook uncovered on high for few minutes .
  5. Add turmeric , chili , coriander powder and mix well.
  6. Lower the heat and cover and cook till just tender.
  7. Add the salt , amchur , garam masala and mix well.
  8. And cook for few more minutes .
  9. Switch of the heat and add curd , green chili .
  10. Mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.
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  1. simple arbi subjii s looking super

  2. colourful..looking yummy...mouth watering...

  3. VEry interesting recipe. I love arbi roast. Looks super colorful.

  4. Looks absolutely divine and mindblowing.Yummy!

  5. Never made arbi like this. It is generally fried at home. Will try this soon.

  6. The arbi looks very delicious..lovely click.

  7. Awesome curry, looks so tempting!!

  8. Mmm...very delicious curry...nice click

  9. Very delicious simple spicy and tangy to have it with parathas!

  10. looks well done; never tried arbi this way

  11. Hi Nisha ,

    looks Yummy and crispy !!!

    Nice presentation :)))

    Keep on Nisha...

  12. Waw, mouthwatering dish, am going to try soon this version of Arbi. You have a very nice blog Nisha. Am following you ;)