Dabi Arbi Ka Salan

Sauteed arbi slices cooked in spicy gravy. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Dabi Arbi Ka Salan
Main Ingredients Colocassia (arbi), Onions
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dabi Arbi Ka Salan

  • 800 grams Colocassia (arbi)
  • 2 large Onions boiled and pureed
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms
  • 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto), soaked overnight
  • 6 tablespo for greasing Oil
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • for garnish Fresh coriander leaves


  1. Heat 3 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Add cloves, bay leaves, green cardamom and sauté till fragrant.
  2. Grease a knife with a little oil and chop the arbi into small pieces. Add arbi to the kadai, mix well. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Put poppy seeds into a mixer jar and grind. Add boiled onion puree and yogurt and grind to a paste. Heat the remaining oil in another non stick kadai.
  4. Add carom seeds, asafoetida, garlic paste, ginger paste, ground mixture and mix well. Saute till the moisture dries up.
  5. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, amchur, coriander powder and garam masala powder and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  6. Add salt and 3-4 cups of water and mix well. Add this gravy to the arbis and cook for 4-5 minutes. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1786
Carbohydrates 33.8
Protein 184.8
Fat 101.7
Other Fiber 35.1