Arbi Tawa Fry
These crispy, golden, shallow fried colocasia tikkis make for a healthy, tangy appetiser
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Arbi Tawa Fry recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-05-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 250 gm boiled and peeled colocasia roots
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 2 to 3 tsp chopped green chillies
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp dry mango powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • oil for drizzling
  • For Garnish: Red chopped cabbage
  • chopped coriander
  • grated coconut
  • For Serving Green chutney


  1. 1

    Boil and peel the colocasia roots and press them with your palms to form a tikki.
  2. 2

    Marinate with chopped onions, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, chopped coriander, lemon juice and salt.
  3. 3

    Mix well.
  4. 4

    Take some rice flour in a plate to coat the colocasia tikkis.
  5. 5

    Coat the tikkis with rice flour.
  6. 6

    Heat some oil in a pan and shallow fry the tikkis on both sides for a few minutes till they turn golden brown.
  7. 7

    Drizzle oil while frying.
  8. 8

    Plate the tikkis in a serving plate and garnish with chopped red cabbage, chopped coriander, grated coconut.
  9. 9

    Serve hot with green chutney.
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Gurdip Kohli Punj


Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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