Complement Your Dinner With Spicy Sukhi Arbi


New Delhi: This arbi fry makes a healthy side dish for your dal-chawal. It is super simple to make yet amazingly delicious.


  • 250 grams colocasia roots (arbi or taro root)
  • 1.5 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • oil for frying
  • few fresh mint leaves for garnishing
  • rock salt (edible and food grade) or sendha namak if making for religious fast (or regular salt for other days)
  • water to cook the arbi


  1. Pressure cook, steam or microwave the arbi till they are almost cooked.
  2. Drain. Take each arbi in your hand and peel of the skin.
  3. Now if you want then lightly press the arbi with your hands.
  4. Shallow or deep fry the arbi in oil till golden brown.
  5. In another pan, add little oil.
  6. Add the carom seeds and fry for a minute.
  7. Now add both the spice powders, coriander and red chili powder.
  8. Mix well and add the fried arbi to this seasoning. Mix the arbi well.
  9. Add amchur powder and salt. Mix again well.
  10. Garnish sukhi arbi with some chopped mint leaves and serve hot.

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