Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha (Dry Colocasia With Potatoes)

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha (Dry Colocasia with potatoes) is a pure vegetarian dish without onions and garlic. Cooked with minimum possible ingredients this is one of the tastiest veg dishes, can be made in barely 20-25 minutes and should be relished with hot fulkas (Indian bread) and the non calorie watchers may indulge in a dollop of butter on the fulkas to make it even more delectable…here’s the recipe…

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha




  • 250 gms arbi/colocasia
  • 250gms baby/medium sized potatoes
  • 1 inch ginger pasted
  • 5 green chillies slit from the middle
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2-3 dry whole red chillies
  • 1 pinch hing/asafoetida
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp (heaped) cumin powder
  • Salt n sugar to taste
  • Mustard oil as per requirement

Dum Aloo Arbi Sukha


Boil arbi and potatoes in a cooker upto 5 whistles. When the steam is released place them under running water to cool and then peel off the skin. If the potatoes and colocasia are of medium size, cut them horcizontally into halves. Now heat oil in a skillet and splutter cumin, whole red chillies, bay leaf, green chillies and hing. Add ginger paste, sauté for a minute and add turmeric, cumin powder, salt and a pinch of sugar. Stir the masalas and add the potatoes and colocasia. Mix well with the masalas, turn off the flame, cover and give some standing time before serving. Top it with some freshly chopped coriander leaves.

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