Monday, 1 May 2017

How to make Sukhi Masala Arbi | Dry Masala Arbi

Recipe of Sukhi Masala Arbi | Colocasia Root

Dry Masala Arbi is a popular north Indian dry vegetable which goes perfect with the Indian Flatbread. It is delicious classic traditional Indian stir fry dish in which arbi is cooked with Indian seasoning and served with Indian flat-bread. Dry Masala Arbi has a beautiful garlicky flavor with the aroma of Indian spices. It is a restaurant style/dhaba style sabji. Dry mix vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be made in jiffy.

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It is a quick one pot meal which you can pack for tiffin with Indian flat-bread or steamed rice. It has beautiful flavors and amazing taste. It is a comfort food which can be prepared quickly and goes wonderfully with roti, parantha or naan.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
20 minutes10 minutes30 minServes 4 

Recipe Type : lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :
  • 250 grams arbi (colocasia roots)
  • 1 sliced medium size onion
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 1 small piece of chopped ginger/adrak
  • 8 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 red dry chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (Dhaniya)
  • pinch of red chilly powder (lal mirch)
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil
  • chopped coriander leaves
Preparation :
  • Pressure cook arbi till they are soft/cooked. 
  • Drain and peel the skin of the Arbi
  • Press the arbi with your palms
  • Deep fry the arbi till it's golden brown
  • In another non-stick pan or kadhai, heat 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Add carom seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida in it
  • When it splutter, add ginger, garlic, dry red chilly and green chilly in that
  • Add onion in it and let it cook till its light brown
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, pepper, dry mango powder, chilly powder and salt in it
  • Add fried arbi to the seasoning and mix well
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves
  • Serve hot with Indian flatbread, Raita and pickle.
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  1. I have never seen or had colocasia surely looks very inviting and delicious.

  2. I have never heard of the colocasia roots either. This sounds and looks delicious.

  3. I love learning more about traditional recipes like this. One pot meals and stir-fries are my favorite and this one sounds amazing with all the flavorful spices!

  4. this will go very well with any Indian bread

  5. This is new to me as well! So fun to learn about a new ingredient and see your wonderful recipe!!


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