Dum Arbi
Dum Arbi

Dum Arbi Recipe | Dum Arbi | How to Make Dum Arbi | Colocasia Roots Recipe


  • Arbi – 400 gms
  • Tomato – 3
  • Green Chillis – 3
  • Ginger – 1 inch long piece
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Hing – 1 or 2 pinch
  • Cumin Seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt – 2/3 tsp or as per taste
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves – 8 (finely chopped)
  • Ajwain – 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard Oil –  to fry


    • Wash thoroughly Abri and boil it in a cooker with 1 cup of freshwater up to one whistle.
    • once Arbi boiled, peel them and let them cool and after cooling press them with spatula or hands.

  • Wash tomatoes and cut them, break the stems from green chillies and chop them finely.
  • Wash ginger peel and cut in big pieces. put all of them in the mixer and make a paste. meanwhile, whisk an of curd and keep them aside.
  •  Heat some mustard oil in a pan and fry Arbis carefully in oil, till they get golden brown in colour. take them out in a plate after complete frying, and get prepared to make gravy.
  • Keep aside 2 tsp oil and use the rest to make gravy. heat the oil in a pan and tamper the ajwian seeds and hing in it.
  • Add tomatoes paste and turmeric powder, coriander powder and cook the masala until the oil starts to separate from the pan and float at top of the gravy.
  • Pour whisked curd into the masala and cook it well for 2/3 minutes.
  • Put fried Arbis into the masala and cook it for 2 minutes. now add 1 cup of water and cover the pan with lid.
  • Cook recipe for 8-10 minutes on a medium flame.
  • Dum Arbi is ready to serve. garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot crispy paranthas, chapatis or rice.


  • Ajwian seeds are very important to enhance the flavour of Dum Arbi.
  • Same Hing is very essential, it also enhances the flavour and helpful indigestion.


Dum Arbi



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