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Tandoori arbi ( crispy colocasia )

Arbi (also known as Colocasia, Taro, Dasheen and Cocoyam) a very popular root vegetable , my mom cooks this root in so many different ways you will find most of them in my posts also ,but this tandoori version I like the most. Last time when I visited my mom I insisted her to make this special recipe so that I can learn her way of cooking . Although I also cook it in a same way but Taste increases when she cooks for me ..Try this tandoori arbi 

Tandoori Arbi


1/2kg ...........colocasia (arbi) 
1 cup............ curd
1/2 tbsp......... garam masala 
1/2 tbsp..........chaat masala 
1 tbsp............. ginger paste
2 tbsp..............chopped coriander 
1/2 tbsp...........carom seeds
1 tbsp..............oil,
6-8...................crushed pepper corns   
2 tbsp............. gram flour
1/4 tbsp..........turmeric powder 
1 tbsp.............oil
1 1/2 tbsp....... salt
1 big ...............onion (to make rings for garnishing )


Step 1

      Wash and parboil arbi . Peel and cut length wise in two or three slices  ,Spread wet arbi in a dry plate.

Step 2

Put curd in a muslin cloth or cheese cloth and Lightly squeeze to drain out all the water . Add all ingredients of the  marinade to the dahi. Mix arbi in the   marinade.

Step 3.

Take oil in a shallow pan to shallow fry these marinated arbi . Fry arbi from both sides till turn golden in color and crisp. When done take it out in a napkin paper to wipe all excess oil . 

Step 4 
Squeeze juice of one lemon , take out seeds and add it to fried arbi mix well and sprinkle chat masala on top . Garnish with onion curls and split chillies.
Serve it with pudhina chatni. 

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