arbi ki sabji

Arbi ki Sabzi Recipe

This is an easy recipe of arbi ki sabzi. It is simple and delicious. Perfect for fasting or just as a side dish for a meal.

Course dry vegetable
Cuisine North Indian | UP style
Keyword arbi fry, arbi ki sabzi
recipe arbi ki sabzi
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 203 kcal
Author Rachna Parmar


  • 1/2 Kg. arbi or Colocasia

For tempering

  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch asafoetida or hing


  • 1 tbsp. Red Chilly powder optional
  • 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp. dry mango powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves chopped or mint leaves


  1. Boil arbi in a pressure cooker in adequate water. It normally takes about 4 whistles. Arbi should be cooked not mushy.

  2. Peel and chop the arbi into round pieces. Keep aside.

  3. Heat oil. Add cumin and asafoetida. Allow them to sputter.

  4. Now add arbi pieces and let them become golden brown.

  5. Now add all the spices and salt and cook for about 5 minutes more.

  6. Garnish with chopped coriander or mint leaves and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Arbi is also called taro root.

This vegetable is similar to potato.

If cooking during fasting substitute normal salt with sendha namak and oil with ghee. 

Your simple and nutritious arbi ki sabzi is ready to cook.

Nutrition Facts
Arbi ki Sabzi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Potassium 962mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 39.7%
Vitamin C 20.3%
Calcium 9.8%
Iron 20.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.