Dry Arbi/ Ghuiyan / Colocasia(Taro) Masala

Dry Arbi/ Ghuiyan / Colocasia(Taro) Masala Curry
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Dry Arbi/ Ghuiyan / Colocasia(Taro) Masala Curry

Despite its Hindi name, arvi or arbi or ghuiyya, which may suggest to a layperson a connection, with the Arab world, colocasia is one of the oldest vegetables of the Indian Subcontinent. Today we will learn to make Colocasia dry recipe…
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Indian, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Breakfast, dinner, Indian, lunch, Main
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 0.042kcal
Cost 25 rupee


  • Pressure Cooker
  • Knife
  • Kadai / Fry Pan
  • Plate
  • Spatula


  • 10 unit colocasia
  • 2 unit green chilly, chop them
  • 1 tsp carom seed ( ajwain )
  • 1 unit onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 tsp coriander seed
  • 2 unit whole red chilly
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp lemon juice , or 1 small tsp raw mango powder
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seed
  • 2 tsp Oil


  • Take 10 unit of colocasia and wash them clean, Put them in cooker with water. Stop the gas after 1 whistle.
    raw colocasia
  • Grind onion, garlic, ginger, coriander seed, red chilli in mixer grinder. Prepare masala.
    masala dry
  • Chop colocasia in round shape.
  • Take fry pan (non stick is preferable ) . Add 2 tsp oil. Once the oil become hot. First add chopped chilly after 10 second add carom seed and fenugreek seed. Once they start crackling
    fry pan with spices
  • Put the masala in the fry pan.
  • Fry until it start releasing oil
    fry masala
  • Add arbi to the masala and mix with spatula
  • Cover the fry pan with plate
  • Remove the plate after 5 minute, close the plate again and open again after 5 minutes. Fry until arbi becomes crispy.
    remove the pan
  • Add lemon juice or mango powder, fry the arbi until it will be brown and crispy.
  • Now crispy colocasia (arbi) is ready , garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy this crispy colocasia (arbi) with chapati or paratha.
    sookhi arbi



  1. Arbi/colocasia vegetable is not only popular in general diet but also as a fruit, but due to its latter nature, we do not pay attention to its nutrients.
  2. 100 grams of Arbi/colocasia has 42 grams of calories, which is more than potatoes.
  3. Apart from this, it has many essential nutrients like 3.7 grams of fiber, five grams of protein, 648 milligrams of potassium, vitamin A, C, calcium and iron.
  4. Its digestion is easy because of the high fiber. It is beneficial for the skin due to the abundance of antioxidants. It is also beneficial for patients with diabetes.
You can also try few other recipe’s of colocasia/ arbi/ ghuiya…

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