Kerala Style Bhindi Arbi Masala
Do you like lady finger? Have you tried lady finger with a coconut based paste ? Check out this simple yet delicious recipe that is perfect for your dinner with rotis. Usually it is is made with potato but to add a healthy twist I replaced it with taro roots/ arbi.
Servings Prep Time
4people 15 min
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 15 min
Cook Time
  1. Heat oil in a kadai
  2. Splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add chopped onions.
  4. Add curry leaves.
  5. Add cubed taro. Saute for 2 minutes.
  6. Add lady finger. Saute on high heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Reduce the flame to medium and keep sauteing the lady finger.
  8. Meanwhile, take coconut, green chilly, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin and blend it coarsely. I also added some curry leaves for that extra flavor.
  9. Once the lady fingers have softened add tomatoes. Season with salt.
  10. Add the blended mix in and close and cook on low flame. Keep checking and stirring every 1 to 2 minutes.
  11. Once the taro is cooked and the tomatoes are soft mash them all slightly.
  12. Stir for another two minutes before switching off.
  13. Serve with rotis.
Recipe Notes

Optionally, add chopped coriander leaves.

Make sure that you add ripe tomatoes. Ripe tomatoes give a nice tang to the dish.

Increase the green chilly if you like spicy.

Psst: I am not too proud of the pics. Maybe some other time I will update with new pics. Do try this recipe and lemme know how it turned out for you.