Sukhi Arbi/ colocosia/ how to make dry arbi stir fry

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Arbi is a root vegetable that is usually available in winter. The other names that that one can resonate with are colocasia, arvi, taro root, shyavi gadde. Sukhi arbi/colocasia makes a tasty accompaniment with any meal.

It is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is rich in dietary fibre and nutrition. It has other minerals as zinc, potassium ands magnesium.The leaves too are used in making a different kind of fritter, patrode, that is very tasty.

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Here is a sukhi arbi/ colocasia recipe for you. It can be eaten as a snack also.

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Sukhi Arbi/ Colocasia

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilogram arbi/ colocasia / arvi/ taro root
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • salt to taste

Method:

  1. Wash the arbi well by changing water.
  2. Steam it in a pressure cooker or in a pan. It should be moderately cooked.
  3. Peel the skin and cut into small circles.
  4. Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Add mustard seeds, as it splutters, put asafoetida and turmeric powder, then add the cut pieces.
  5. Cook on a slow flame until it is done and crispy.
  6. Add salt and chilly powder, heat for a few more minutes, remove and serve.

Take a tip: The cooked arbi tends to give an itch to the hands on peeling the skin. Apply oil to the palms.

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arbi

Arbi or colocosia is washed well in water.

 

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boiled  arbi

Arbi is boiled in water here.

 

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skin is peeled of arbi

Peel the skin of arbi.

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sukhi arbi

Cut into small pieces.

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seasoning

Make a seasoning.

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sukhi arbi in the making

Put the cut pieces into it.

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sukhi arbi

Cook on a slow flame until it done and should be crisp. Add salt and chilly powder to it.

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Sukhi arbi/ colocasia is ready to serve.

Take a tip:

  • Apply oil to the hands before peeling, it does give a itching sensation sometimes.
  • Add a little more oil if needed while cooking, this tends to use more oil.
  • Do not pressure cook with whistle. Mushy ones cannot be cooked here.
  • Arbi needs to be well roasted, it gives irritation to the throat if not cooked well.

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Sukhi arbi/ colocasia/ taro

Sukhi arbi or dry colocasia stir fry makes a good accompaniment with any meal. Kids love to binge it as a snack

Course accompaniment, arbi recipe, dry sabzi, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kilogram arbi
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash the arbi by changing the water a couple of times.

  2. Boil it until it is tender.

  3. Peel the skin, cut into circular discs.

  4. Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Make the seasoning, put the mustard seeds, as it splutters, put asafoetida and turmeric. Put the cut pieces into it. 

  5. Cook on a low flame. Keep stirring at constant intervals so that it does not get burnt.

  6. The arbi should be crisp on the outside and well cooked. 

  7. Put salt and chilly powder, mix and allow to cook for a few more minutes.

  8. Serve it as an accompaniment with rice or chapati.

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sukhi arbi/taro/arvi

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Tuvar lilva masala curry| Green pigeon peas curry| Togare kalu curry

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Winter brings its own blessings, fresh vegetables are available. There is no dearth for greens. Green pigeon peas are the fresh form of tuvar dal and is available in winter. Tuvar lilva masala curry is a tasty and easy to make accompaniment that can be paired with chapati or phulka.

The other names for Tuvar lilva are green pigeon peas and togare kalu

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Tuvar lilva masala curry

The green pigeon peas can be shelled and stored in refrigerator for a few days.

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Let’s get cooking Tuvar Lilva Masala Curry

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl green pigeon peas ( 1 bowl= 200 ml)
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

Grind to a paste:

  • 2 onion
  • 2 tomato
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic

Grind to a paste:

  • 1 bowl coriander leaves
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1tablespoon pumpkin seeds

Method:

  1. Boil green pigeon peas with a little salt. Alternatively, you can pressure cook.
  2. Soak pumpkin seeds for half an hour in some water.
  3. Blanch the tomatoes. Make a paste of onion, tomato, ginger and garlic.
  4. Make a paste of coriander, green chilly and pumpkin seeds.
  5. Take oil in a pan, add cumin, as it splutters put the onion and tomato puree. Saute it well for a few minutes.
  6. Add the green paste to it. Put salt. Let cook for two minutes.
  7. Now, add the cooked pigeon peas, mix and simmer for sometime.
  8. Tuvar lilva curry is ready to serve.
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Tuvar lilva masala curry

Take a tip:

  • Add more green chilly if you want it spicy.
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Tuvar lilva masala curry

Tuvar lilva masala curry is a tasty accompaniment that can be made during winters.

Course accompaniment, curry, gravy, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Vegan,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tuvar lilva 1 cup =200 ml used
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

Grind to a paste

  • 2 onion
  • 2 tomato
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic

Grind to a paste

  • 1 green chilly
  • 2 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  1. Boil  tuvar lilva with a little salt. Alternatively, you can pressure cook it.

  2. Soak the pumpkin seeds in water for half an hour.

  3. Blanch the tomatoes, peel the skin and grind all the ingredients together.

  4. Grind pumkin seeds along with coriander and green chilly to a paste. 

  5. Take oil in a pan. Add cumin, as it splutters, put the onion and tomato paste. Saute it for sometime. Put turmeric powder  and mix it well. 

  6. Add the green paste and salt to it. Let cook for sometime.

  7. Then, add the cooked green pigeon peas. Let simmer for five minutes. Green pigeon peas curry is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Add an extra green chilly if you want it spicy.

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Tuvar lilva masala

Other tuvar liva recipes from my co-bloggers Fresh Toor Curry  Fresh Tuvar Curry

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Bandhakopir Torkari Cabbage stirfry in Bengali style

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Cabbage is one of the few vegetables that we bring  regularly at home.  The toughest task seems to be planning the menu for the day. Coming across this stir fry, I kinda new that it is meant for me and soon it found a place in my daily menu. Bengali style Cabbage stir fry  with potatoes and peas or Bandhakopir Torkari  is a tasty side dish that can be easily made for lunch or dinner. It is tasty with many flavours. (more…)

Restaurant style Veg Hariyali

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“Mamma, what is the curry or sabzi that you have made  along with chapati? ” is the pertinent question that I get each day. Well, accompaniments do enhance the taste of food that we eat. Spinach makes a great accompaniment. Here, is another kind of  side dish that you can make with roti or nan. It is known as  Veg Hariyali. (more…)

Delicious Okra stir fry, no onion garlic

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Okra, commonly called as bhendi or lady finger is one of the loved vegetables at home. I prepare various kind of dishes with it. Some are using onion. This Okra stir fry is tasty and contains no onion or garlic. (more…)

Rajma masala

Rajma is one of the most loved pulses in the northern states. It is served with rice and any flat indian bread. Chawal Rajma is a very popular dish.This  long bean is kidney shaped, hence it is known as Kidney bean. This is a power packed nutrition food, highly recommended for the vegetarians. Today, I present you to Rajma masala below. (more…)

Cauliflower stirfry

Cauliflower, popularly known as gobi,  can be used in a wide range of dishes. It is extensively used in curries, stirfry and starters. It is one of the veggies liked by kids today.

This vegetable needs to be cleaned properly as it is the home to many tiny worms. Keep the florets immersed in hot water to which salt and turmeric is added.

 

Various kind of stirfry can be made using cauliflower. This veggie is easy to prepare and tasty.  It goes well with chapatis and phulkas.

 

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cauliflower stirfry

Ingredients:

  • cauliflower 1 small
  • onion 2
  • coriander 1/2 bunch
  • ginger 1 inch
  • green chilly 2
  • cumin 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • oil 2 tsp
  • salt to taste

Pre- requisites :

  • Take small florets of cauliflower and boil till tender.
  • Chop onion finely.
  • Grind coriander, ginger and green chilly to a paste.

Method:

  • Take a pan and add the oil. Add cumin, after a second, add the onions and turmeric powder to it. Saute for a while.
  • Add the ground paste and salt to it. Mix well.
  • Drain the water and add the florets. Mix well.
  • Let the flavours blend together.
  • Cauliflower stir fry is ready to serve.
  • Serve with chapati or phulka.

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