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


- appetiser


- 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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