Golden Crispy Arbi
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Golden Crispy Arbi

We generally make Arbi Curd Curry and Masaledar Arbi Fry but if you want to make something special at home and you don’t have any problem with fried food then try Golden Crispy Arbi. It is a lip smacking dish.

Ingredients for Golden Crispy Arabi

  •     Arbi (Colocasia) – 10 medium (250 grams)
  •     Oil – 100 grams
  •     Asafetida (Hing) – 1-2 pinch
  •     Carom seeds (Ajwain) - ½ teaspoon
  •     Cumin seeds(Jeera) - ½ teaspoon
  •     Coriander powder (Dhaniya) – 1 tea spoon
  •     Turmeric powder (Haldi) - ¼ tea spoon
  •     Green chili – 2 -3 (finely chopped)
  •     Ginger (Adrak) – 1” inch piece (grate it)
  •     Red chili – ¼ tea spoon
  •     Dry mango powder (Amchoor) - ¼ tea spoon
  •     Garam Masala - ¼ tea spoon
  •     Salt – to taste (3/4 teaspoon)
  •     Green Coriander (Dhaniya) - 1 tablespoon (finely chopped)

How to cook Colocasia

Wash, boil, cool and peel colocasia. Flatten peeled colocasia by pressing it in between your palms.

Heat oil in karai (wok). Deep fry colocasia in hot oil, 4-5 pieces at a time. Turn sides and fry till colocasia turns golden brown. Fry all colocasia in the same way.

To fry colocasia, leave 1 or 1 ½ table spoon oil in wok. Crackle asafoetida, cumin seeds and carom seeds in hot oil. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, green chilli and ginger. Now add fried colocasia. Add salt, red chilli powder, dry mango powder and garam masala and stir for 3-4 minutes.

Your tasty Golden Crispy Colocasia is ready. Garnish with green coriander and serve with parantha, chapatti or naan.