Vrat wali arbi

"Vrat wali arbi is a very easy and delicious vegan taro recipe from India. This gluten-free dish is specially prepared during Indian festivals like Navratri."
-- @greenbowl2soul
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 3

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  • 3 cups taro, boiled, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoons coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • Himalayan rock salt/ table salt as per taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons cooking oil/ ghee


  • Step 1

    Wash and boil taro just like potato. They should be cooked but firm so don't overcook them. Peel and chop into bite-size pieces.

  • Step 2

    In a wok heat some oil and add cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds till they become fragrant.

  • Step 3

    Add all the spices, salt, and green chilies. Saute for a few seconds till spices become fragrant. Do only for a few seconds otherwise the spices will get burned.

  • Step 4

    Next, add in the taro pieces and mix well. Add coriander leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes, while stirring in between. Switch off the gas.

  • Step 5

    Add lime juice, mix and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

  • Step 6

    Serve hot with any Indian bread of your choice.

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