How to cook colocassia / arbi curry

How to cook colocassia / arbi curry

Colocassia, a popular kerala recipe with delicious taste. It has unique taste and spicy flavor. Colocassia is a kind of root vegetable used to make different dishes. Let us see the procedure of making this recipe in south indian style.


  • Colocassia / arbi- 250gms
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 2 spoons
  • Carom seeds- 1/2 spoon
  • Garam masala power- 1/2 spoon
  • Mango powder- 1spoon
  • Besan flour- 3 spoons
  • Green chillies- 2
  • Red chilli powder- 1 spoon
  • Yogurt- 1/2 cup
  • Coriander powder- 1 spoo
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 1/2 cup
  • Asafoetida- pinch
  • Curry leaves- 1 spring
  • Oil as needed


Step 1: Add besan flour, coriander powder, mango powder, salt and yogurt. Stir it well.

Step 2: Heat oil add asafoetida, carom seeds and saute it well.

Step 3: Wash and peel skin of arbi, cut into pieces and drop into the pan.

Step 4: Saute it well at low flame, add ginger and garlic paste. cook it for 5-10min.

Step 5: Add yogurt mixture and water to the recipe and stir it well.

Step 6: Add curry leaves, garam masala powder after 5min.

Step 7: Cook curry till it gets boiled and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve recipe with hot rice.

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