arbi curry recipe, arbi masala recipe
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arbi curry

arbi curry or arbi masala recipe is a light north indian curry made with colocasia or taro root.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 3 to 4
Calories: 193kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


main ingredients for arbi curry

  • 10 to 12 arbi or colocasia roots
  • ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cups water
  • salt as required
  • some mint leaves and coriander leaves for garnishing

for making the paste

  • 3 medium size tomatoes
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch)
  • ½ inch ginger (adrak)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (jeera)


cooking arbi for arbi curry

  • wash the arbi well.
  • pressure cook the arbi till cooked. drain and let the arbi cool.
  • when warm or cool, peel the skin and slice the arbi in to 2 or 4 pieces vertically.
  • grind all the ingredients mentioned for making the paste to a smooth paste.

making arbi curry

  • heat oil. add the carom seeds and fry them.
  • then add the tomato paste.
  • stir and add all the spice powders one by one.
  • fry the tomato paste till the oil separates. this will take about 6-7 minutes.
  • then add water, rock salt and the boiled arbi pieces,
  • simmer for some 6-7 minutes till the gravy becomes smooth and thickens a little bit.
  • garnish with mint or coriander leaves and serve arbi curry hot.


Serving: 3g | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 853mg | Potassium: 697mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 21.6mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.3mg