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. :)


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


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.


Unknown 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!