arbi fry recipe

Arbi Fry Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Andhra, Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3
Author Bindu


For Boiling

  • 250 grams Arbi/Colocasia/Chamagaddalu
  • Water as required

For Marination

  • Salt as required
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

For Fry

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp black gram/Urad Dal
  • 1 dried red chili
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 3 green chilies


Boiling Arbi/Colocasia

  1. Rinse arbi very well until the water runs clear.
  2. Take them into a pressure pan, pour enough water and close the pan with the lid.
  3. Pressure cook for 3 whistles.wait until half the pressure is gone.
  4. Open the lid strain out the hot water and pour normal water.
  5. Peel off the skins and cut them into slices.


  1. In a mixing bowl, add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  2. Apply the mixture properly on the boiled & sliced Arbi/Colocasia and leave for 10 to 15 minutes.


  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, Urad dal, dried red chili and fry until they stop spluttering.
  3. Add curry leaves, green chilies and fry until the leaves stop spluttering.
  4. Later, add the marinated Colocasia/Arbi and mix well.
  5. Stir fry on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes or until they get a nice texture and later turn off the heat.