Fried Arbi

Crispy arbi with spices

Recipe by Meghna Mathur of New delhi, IN

Arvi is also known as kachhu, pepchi in Hindi and Colocasia or Taro root in English and is very delicious.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1/2 kg. Arbi (taro root)
    • pinch hing
    • 1/2 tsp ajwain
    • salt to taste
    • 1/2 tsp red chilli pd.
    • 1/2 tsp garam masala
    • 1/4 tsp haldi
    • 1/4 tsp amchoor pd.
    • oil for frying
    • corriander leaves for garnishing


    1. Boil arbi with skin in pressure cooker.
    2. Peal arbi & flatten each of them with hands. Deep fry them .
    3. Now heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add hing & ajwain.
    4. Add fried arbi & all the spices. Cover the pan & cook on low flame for 5 min.
    5. Garnish with corriander & serve hot as a side dish.



    is this boiled arbi or fried?

    Ruchiska Malhotra

    adding onion,ginger,garlic,tomatoe puree and curd would further help in enhancing thetaste

    shweta dhaka

    adding 3 tbs of cream or 1/4 cup of milk after adding spices will enhance the taste.


    hi mam ... my familywere impressed by ur recipes...thank u very much...