Taro root stew

Taro root or Taro corms are known as Arbi in Hindi and Chamadumpalu in Telugu is a most common starchy vegetable with multiple nutritional benefits.
Taro is a rich source of dietary fiber which is very essential for efficient digestive system. It can also help in reducing the cholesterol levels. These corms are also very rich in essential vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin E. Vitamin C & B6 are important for a good immune system and Vitamin E helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases. It is also an excellent source of  Potassium and Manganese minerals which are very essential to humans.Taro root is considered as a healthy food with a variety of cooking styles. Hers's an extremely tasty and healthy Taro stew recipe from Hema's Kitchen. 

Ingredients

Taro roots (Arbi/Chamadumpalu) : 250 gm
Sesame seeds powder : 1/4 cup
Tamarind Juice : 1 cup
Onion : 1 (large sized, chopped)
Garlic cloves : 6
Red Chhilly (Whole) : 2
Mustard seeds (Sarason/Rai) : 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds (Jeera) : 1 tea spoon
Fenugreek seeds (Methi) : 1 tea spoon
Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon
Red chilly powder : 1 tea spoon
Curry leaves : few
Sugar or Jaggery : 25 mg (increase or decrease as per taste)
Salt : to taste
Oil : 1 table spoon

Method

Wash and remove the skin of taro roots.
Cut into one inch size pieces and pressure cook for approximately 5 minutes (2 whistles).
Heat oil in a wok/karahi, add chopped onions, red chilly, garlic cloves, curry leaves, mustard, cumin and fenugreek seeds and fry till mustard starts splitting.
Add boiled Taro root pieces and fry for 2 minutes.
Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt as per taste and fry on medium flame for 2 minutes.
Add sesame seeds powder, mix well and fry on low flame for 2 more minutes.
Add freshly extracted tamarind juice and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes.
 Add additional water if required.
Finally add sugar or jaggery and cook till stew thickens.
Serve hot with steamed rice. 

15 comments:

  1. It looks fab, a great combo of ingredients!
    USMasala

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  2. Never tried arbi this way but it surely looks great.

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  3. Tasty arbi stew. Perfect with hot rice!

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  4. Great preparation......will go well with fresh roti or rice .......superb .

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  5. WOW...Awesome recipe...Make me drool here..

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  6. Yummy delicious stew..very nice recipe!!
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  7. looks really tempting and yummy...

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  8. wow thats really healthy stew,i totally love the recipe...

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  9. The stew looks so spicy and comforting.

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  10. chamagadda pulusu chala bagundi...luv it always....

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