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Friday, October 3, 2008

Ajwaini Arbi

Ajwaini Arbi - Tora or Arbi fries cooked with Ajowan Caraway or Carom Seeds.



Arbi is a hairy root vegetable, also known as Tora or Arvi or Colacassia. It's texture resembles to that of potato. It can be found at international groceries stores. It is a quick and easy dish, yet tasty. Go for it, when you are bored of other vegetables around. :)

Ingredients:

7-8 Arbi Roots ( Peeled, Washed and Slices like Fries)
2 Tbsp Ajwain Seeds (Carom Seeds)
Chopped Ginger
2 Green Chili - Sliced
Salt
Red Chili Powder
1/2 Tbsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
3-4 Tbsp Oil

Procedure:

1. Heat oil in a pan. Add Ajwain and let it sputter. Add ginger and green chili.

2. Add Arbi. Mix well and add salt, turmeric, red chili and coriander powder. Keep tossing(15mins) on a medium flame until done. Don't cover at all.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with Chapati and Dal or eat as it is.

3 comments:

Amanesh said...

This looks awesome!!!! Keep writing...

Hitashi said...

Thanks Amanesh!

Sana said...

arbi! Sahi hai Chicago waale! I haven't seen it since my mom used to force feed it to us...but you're right...I'm so bored of all the current vegetables...and this dish looks like a great way to make it!