Arbi Dum | How to make Arbi Dum

By Mamta Joshi  |  9th Jun 2017  |  
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About Arbi Dum Recipe

Idea from a very popular version of Aloo Dum. It is a very simpler recipe made with a few ingredients. Idea courtesy Shimpa Rathore's Alu Dum.

Arbi Dum is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Arbi Dum has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Mamta Joshi is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Arbi Dum recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Arbi Dum is 5 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Arbi Dum is perfect to serve 2 people. Arbi Dum is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Arbi Dum. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Arbi Dum by commenting on this page below!

Arbi Dum

Ingredients to make Arbi Dum

  • Arbi(colocasia) 4 big size
  • tomatoes 3-4 medium size
  • Whole dry Kashmiri red chillies 5-6
  • garlic cloves 4-5 small
  • Nigella seeds (kalonji) 1 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • mustard oil /or any other oil 2 tablespoons

How to make Arbi Dum

  1. Pressure cook Arbi for one whistle with sufficient water.
  2. Soak the dry chillies in hot water for 10 mins.
  3. Manually remove the pressure (whistle) carefully otherwise Arbi will be overcooked.
  4. Peel Arbi and cut into small round pieces.
  5. Heat oil and deep fry it.
  6. Fry pieces till golden brown in colour and transfer into kitchen tissues.
  7. Blanch tomatoes and peel them.
  8. Grind the soaked chillies, peeled garlic cloves and blanched tomatoes to a fine puree.
  9. Heat mustard oil, add nigella seeds.
  10. Once fragrant add the tomato puree.
  11. In a couple of minutes add turmeric, cumin powder and salt.
  12. Stir and add fried pieces.
  13. Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes on medium heat to form a velvety gravy.
  14. It is ready to serve

Reviews for Arbi Dum (1)

Neema Bhardwaj3 years ago

looks great...