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Sunday, April 19, 2015


This is dish , one can say vegetarian mutton,having more calaroies than potato 100 grams of root provides 112 calaories,rich in fiber.taro root is my all time favorite,may be you too like once tastes this recipe 



Arbi/ Colocasia/chama dumpa(telugu) - 600 grams
Turmeric Powder -1/4 tsp
Chillie Powder -1 tsp
Coriander Powder -2 tsp
Cumin/jeera Powder -1 tsp
Oil - 6 tbsp
2 tsp corn flour (optional for those who wants to have crispy taste)

For the seasoning

Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Oil -1 tsp

curry leaves -few 


Cook arbi till soft.This is the most important step.The arbi should be cooked in such a way that it should be soft but not mushy.( pressure cook for 2 whistles as cooking in an open pan takes a long time.After the pressure is released, please  immediately transferred them to cold water to prevent them from getting cooked further)


Peel the skin of arbi, cut it into halves (Note apply any edible  oil to your hands as this is sticky operation  :-)

Add oil to Kadai  

Add boiled and peeled Arbi to wok/Kadai,roast in low flame 

Deep  fry for 2-3 minutes  

remove from kadai and place them in bowl

Add corn flour (optional) 

sprinkle salt, chillies powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin seed powder and mix everything well together. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes.

Add seasaoning spices such as mustrad seeds,curry leaves,When the mustard seeds splutter Add to fried Arby,and fry for 2 minutes 

Cover it with a lid and roast evenly on all sides. 

Mix it in between to prevent it from getting burnt.
Roasted arby/chama dumpa in telugu  is ready to be served. cooking is simple and easy and  will taste great too!!

Hope you enjoyed and learned this recipe,I request you to refer /suggest my blog so that others to benefit 

Please offer your suggestions and comments to improve my blogging :-)

Regards Chef Mohan