Khatti Arbi Ka Salan

2 years ago

Khatti arbi ka salan is easy to make. Arbi simmered in curry made of onion and tomatoes with the dash of tamarind paste. Colocassia roots have a good amount of dietary fibres and are also a good source of carbohydrates which is essential for the body for growth.

Region: Hyderabad

Nature: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 40 mins

Total Time: 50 mins


Main Ingredients:



Colocassia (Arbi)

250 gm


3 tbsp


1 no

Curry Leaves


Green Chillies

2-3 no

Ginger-Garlic Paste

1½ tbsp

Turmeric Powder

½ tsp

Red Chilli Powder

1 tsp


3 no


to taste

Tamarind Pulp

2 tbsp


for garnish

Main Methods:

  1. First Boil Arbi in salted water.

  2. Once arbi boiled, peel the skin and cut the Arbi into small cubes and keep aside.

  3. Soak tamarind in lukewarm water for 15 minutes and then squeeze out the pulp.

  4. Peel and slice onions. Chop tomatoes, de-seed and chop green chillies.

  5. Heat oil in a pan, when it’s hot then add onions.

  6. Sauté onions till golden brown.

  7. Now Add curry leaves, chopped chillies, ginger garlic paste and sauté for a few minutes.

  8. Add turmeric, red chilli powder and sauté for 3-4 minutes on a low heat.

  9. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are completely mashed.

  10. Add the arbi and cook for 2 minutes pour one cup of water.

  11. Cover and cook for a few minutes until the masala are well incorporated into the Arbi.

  12. Check the taste and adjust the seasonings accordingly.

  13. Add tamarind pulp. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  14. Take out in a bowl and garnished with cilantro.

  15. Serve hot with parathas or rice.

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