Arbi Sabzi Recipe

A delicious and spicy Indian vegetable curry made with Arbi (Taro root) cooked in traditional North Indian spices.



Key points:

Gluten-free, vegan, easy to make, full of flavors.


Number of servings and serving size: 4 servings, serving size 1 cup.


Preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes of preparation, 25 minutes of cooking.


Cuisines categories: North Indian cuisine.


List of Equipments:

Pan, spatula, knife, cutting board.


List of ingredients:

  • 500g Arbi (Taro root), peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


Detailed Step-by-step directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  5. Add sliced Arbi and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes or until Arbi is tender.
  6. Sprinkle garam masala and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  7. Serve hot with roti or rice.



Arbi Sabzi is a nutritious dish that is rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It is also low in calories and helps in maintaining a healthy digestion.


Serving Tips:

Enjoy Arbi Sabzi with hot rotis or steamed rice for a wholesome meal.


Tips and tricks of recipe:

To reduce the sliminess of Arbi, soak them in water for a few hours before cooking.


Variations of recipe:

You can add vegetables like potatoes, peas, or capsicum to make it a mixed vegetable dish.


5 FAQs & answers based on people also search for:

  1. How do you peel Arbi? – Peel Arbi with a knife or peeler under running water to avoid stickiness.
  2. Can I add yogurt to Arbi Sabzi? – Yes, you can add yogurt for a creamy texture.
  3. Can I replace Arbi with potatoes? – Yes, you can substitute Arbi with potatoes in this recipe.
  4. How do I store leftover Arbi Sabzi? – Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  5. What are the traditional spices used in Arbi Sabzi? – Turmeric, coriander, cumin, and garam masala are commonly used spices in Arbi Sabzi.



Arbi Sabzi is a flavorful and nutritious dish that is easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Enjoy the traditional taste of North Indian cuisine with this delicious vegetable curry.