Monday, December 7, 2009

Achari Arbi

This is a recipe that just happened.

I actually wanted to make arbi this way which incidentally is my favourite way of making arbi; however, the when I set out to make it, I realised that I had run out of ajwain. There wasn't enough time to make the tangy arbi either, but I was craving a slightly tangy taste and made this achari arbi on the spur of the moment.

And we just loved it! It is ridiculously easy to put together and very delicious.



Method:

Pressure cook the arbi (I need 3 whistles). Peel and cut into bite - sized pieces. Let the arbi cool completely.

Heat oil and pop in some curry leaves, followed by about 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder. Add the arbi and stir fry on high flame for about 5 mins so that the arbi is slightly crisp on the outside.

Now add about 2 tsps of achari masala (any brand is OK, I use Shaan's Achari Meat Masala), some black salt and chopped green chillies. Stir till the arbi is evenly coated by the masala.

Serve hot with some dal and rotis/rice.

We liked it so much that the following day I made it again; this time, I fried the arbi till it was crisper on the outside. And instead of serving it with rotis/rice, we had it as a starter - it was delicious!

I think even potatoes and paneer should be yum in a similar stir fry, will keep you posted if and when I make it with either of the two!

14 comments:

  1. You can make the achari masala at home also, tastes best.Good one.

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  2. hve tried achari chciken this one looks yum,..

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  3. Its new to me..Looks delicious...

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  4. What an interesting way to prepare arbi, looks delicious !

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  5. Such a tempting and delicious dish, lovely..

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  6. Arbi is taro root, right? This recipe sounds delicious and you also have a wonderful blog here!

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  7. To be honest i have never had arbi before, recently i came to know about arbi from one of my friend, planning to make it soon :-)

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  8. Just looking to the pic i am drooling here.

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  9. My whole famil go wild for achari chicken- gosh this one should taste awesome too!

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  10. I like arbi...with achari powder, it should taste great. Never tried so far...looks good.

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  11. Wow, never tried Arbi this way..Sounds so delicious!

    Thanks for dropping by! You have a lovely space..Will be here often :)

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