Arbi ,colocasia root OR Taro root is one of the most common veggie which is allowed to be eaten during religious fasting in India. That is why aarbi is often made during religious fasting days like navratri and other religious occasions .
For this recipe we will be needing :
500 gms – Arbi/ taro ,Colocasia boiled and peeled
2 tbsp – Ghee or Oil
1 tsp – Cumin Seeds/Jeera
3 -4 Green Chilies
1 tsp – Red Chili Powder / black pepper powder (optional)
Salt /Rock Salt to taste
1tbs lemon juice
1 tbsp – Chopped Coriander Leaves for garnishing
Boil ,Peel, wash and slice arbi/taro/colocasia in lengthwise,
finely chop green chilies.
In a pan or wok heat ghee or oil add jeera/cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
Add green chilies, arbi/taro , red chili powder and sauté in medium flame for 4-5 mins or until taro becomes little golden .
Mix all the ingredients well and top it up with some lemon juice.
Cook it for another 3-4 minutes on low flame.Lastly garnish with fresh Cilantro and serve hot .