Arbi Fry Masala – Colocassia Fry Recipe – [Pics]

Arbi Fry Masala is made by frying the Arbi instead of traditional way of boiling. This recipe walks you through all the steps with pictures in a simple manner.

Written by Maahi Gupta
  Maahi Gupta    Updated 26 Apr, 14


Arbi Fry Masala
Today I am going to share one of my favorite recipe i.e. Arbi Fry Masala. Its a delight for people who love eating Arbi. Normally we make Arbi either dry or with gravy by boiling it. But there is another way to add a different aroma to its taste by frying instead of boiling. We are going to learn the same today in this recipe. I hope you will like it.

Arbi Fry Masala Recipe In Words

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Yield: 1 bowl of Arbi Fry Masala (Serves 2)

Ingredients for Arbi fry


  1. 150gm Colocassia (Arbi)
  2. 1/4 Tsp Salt
  3. 1/4 Tsp Carom Seeds(Ajwain)
  4. 1/4 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  5. 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder
  6. 2 Pinch Garam Masala
  7. 1/4 Tbsp Mustard Oil
  8. 1/4 Tsp Mango Powder/ Amchoor
  9. 3 Pinch Turmeric Powder
  10. 1 Chopped Green Chili
  11. 1″(Inch) Chopped Ginger
  12. 2 Tsp Chopped Onion
  13. 1 Tbsp Chopped Tomatoes


Heat oil Heat oil in a pan on medium flame. Once you see the smoke coming out of oil, it is heated enough to start our process.
add Colocassia in hot oil and fry it Now add Colocassia (Arbi) in hot oil and fry it for 2 minutes. Stir it while frying to avoid any burns.
add Carom Seeds and mix well After 2 minutes of frying, add Carom Seeds and mix well. Roast them for about 20 seconds.
Add chopped Onion and mix well. Add chopped Onion and mix well. Let Onion fry till it gets light pink in color.
add chopped ginger Once Onion has turned light pink, add chopped Ginger. Mix it well and cook for another 30 seconds. Ginger adds a unique flavor and fragrance to your final dish. It is also good for digestion.
Add the chopped Tomatoes and Green Chilies Keep the stove on medium flame. Add the chopped Tomatoes & Green Chilies. Mix well and cook for 30 seconds.
add the spices Now keep the stove on low flame. Add the spices like, Salt, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder, Garam Masala, Mango Powder, Red Chili Powder. Mix all spices well such that the get marinated to Arbi from all sides.
cover the pan with the lid and cook for 5 mintues Our Arbi mixture is ready. It now needs a bit of steam to cook and soften Arbi. Cover the pan with the lid and cook for 5 minutes on LOW flame. After 5 min., switch off the stove.
Fried Arbi is Ready. After switching off the stove, mix it well and it is ready to serve with Chapati/Naan/Paratha. Enjoy!!!

Some more pics

Arbi fry masala


Written by Maahi Gupta
  Maahi Gupta  
Mother. Cook. Vegetarian. Passionate Indian Food Eater. inHouseRecipes Chef. Photo Editor.