The craving for snacks increases as evening strikes. Though there are several options available in the market, the taste of homemade delicacies trumps all. The Fried Arbi recipe, known as Taro Root in English, is one such lip-smacking dish.

Here is how you can prepare and enjoy delicious Fried Arbi at home.

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  1. Arbi (Taro Root) – Half kg
  2. Carrom Seeds – 2 pinch
  3. Green Chilies – 4-5
  4. Ginger (chopped) – 1tsp
  5. Garlic (chopped)- 1tsp
  6. Coriander Powder – 1tsp
  7. Cumin Powder – half tsp
  8. Red Chili Flakes – half tsp
  9. Maggi Masala – 1tsp
  10. Chat Masala – as per taste
  11. Salt – as per taste
  12. Mustard Oil – 6-7 tbsp

Also Read: Upma Recipe: South Indian Delicacy


  1. Firstly, we need to wash Arbi (Taro Root) 2-3 times with water.

2. Once washed, boil the Arbi in a pressure cooker for one whistle.

3. Take it off the gas afterward.

4. Once the pressure is released, take out the Arbi & peel them off.

5. Now cut all the pieces equally from mid, then in large slices.

6. Take a clean and dry pan, add some mustard oil, and heat it on high flame.

7. Once heated, slow down the flame, put some ginger & garlic (chopped). Once they become light brown, take them out. Keep them aside.

8. Now put some carrom seeds in the same oil followed by sliced Arbi and cook it open on a medium flame for 15 mins (till half cooked). Keep flipping the Arbi in between.

9. After 15 mins, once they become slightly crispy, add finely chopped green chilies, coriander powder, salt, and some cumin powder.

10. Cover the pan with a lid & let it cook for another 7-10 mins on low flame. Keep stirring in between.

11. Finally, add some Maggi Magic Masala, red chili flakes & sprinkle some chat masala. Let it cook for 5 mins without covering. Once cooked, sprinkle it with fried ginger & garlic (step 8).

Now, your fried Arbi (crispy taro root) is ready. You can have it as an evening snack with tea. Also, you can enjoy it as dinner with some Daal & Chapatis.

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