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Arbi Recipe Gravy Curry

Arbi here is made using tamarind in the form a curry and goes perfect with rice or roti.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Mutton Recipe
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Servings 6 -7
Calories 100 kcal


  • 750 gms arbi/colocasia/taro root
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 -3 medium sized onions finely sliced
  • 3-4 slit green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon full red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 3-4 to matoes finely chopped
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind extracted pulp
  • 2 tablespoon paste of rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 6-7 fresh curry leaves


  • Firstly, in a pressure cooker, add oil, add sliced onions and slit green chillies saute until onions get transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes to get rid of the raw smell.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, mix well and cook for few seconds.
  • Add arbi pieces into it, mix well, add chopped tomatoes and cook until they get soft.
  • Add little water about 2 small cups and pressure cook for about 5-6 whistles to make them soft.
  • Add tamarind extracted pulp, add salt if required.
  • Also add paste of rice flour into the arbi curry. Keep stirring while adding the paste to avoid lumps.(Keep the flame low while adding the paste).
  • Add curry leaves and coriander leaves .
  • Bring the whole curry to a boil.
  • The arbi recipe is done..
  • Serve hot with rice.



To make rice flour paste, take 2 tablespoon of dry rice powder in a bowl and mix it with water enough to make a paste that is neither thin nor thick.Keep stirring while adding water to avoid forming of lumps. Add this paste into the curry.


Nutrition Facts
Arbi Recipe Gravy Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.