Colocasia

Seppankizhangu (Colocasia) is an Indian vegetable, also known as Taro Root. It has a high content of carbohydrates and vitamin C as well as protein. The root also known as Arvi is extensively used in North Indian cooking and is quite popular in the South also.

Paatra or Gujarati Patra
Colocasia, Snacks

Patra

Paatra or Gujarati Patra is nothing but Fried Colocasia Leaf Rolls. Popular in Surat and other parts of Gujarat, it is either steam cooked, deep-fried or shallow fried and served either as an appetizer or as an evening snack. Ingredients: Colocasia (Arvi) Leaves – 4, large Gram Flour (Besan) – […]

Erissery
Banana, Colocasia, Onam

Erissery

A popular recipe from Kerala and must during Onam Sadya, Erissery is made with one or more vegetables. This recipe uses Green Banana and Elephant Yam. Ingredients: Vazhakkai (Green Banana) – 2 Senai Kizhangu (Elephant Yam) – 1/2 Coconut – 2 cups, grated + little extra Pepper Powder – 1/4 […]

Seppankizhangu Tikki
Colocasia, Snacks

Seppankizhangu Tikki

Seppankizhangu (Colocasia/Arbi/Arvi/Taro Root) is a popular vegetable in South India, especially in TamilNadu where it is quite commonly seen in weddings and occasions. Ingredients: Seppankizhangu (Colocasia/Arbi/Arvi/Taro Root) – 250 gms Peanuts – 50 gms, powdered Gram Flour – 2 tblsp Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Coriander Leaves – little, […]

Seppankizhangu Kabab
Colocasia, Snacks

Seppankizhangu Kabab

Ingredients: Seppankizhangu (Colocasia/Arbi) – 20 Cumin Seeds – 2 tsp Omam (Ajwain) – 1/2 tsp Ginger – 1 tblsp, finely chopped Green Chillies – 2 tblsp, finely chopped Mint Leaves – 10 to 12, finely chopped Salt as per taste Chaat Masala Powder – 1 tsp Black Peppercorns – 1/2 […]

Seppankizhangu Varuval
Colocasia, Side Dish, Snacks

Seppankizhangu Varuval

Ingredients: Seppankizhangu (Colocasia/Arbi) – 15 to 20 Sambar Powder – 2 tsp Salt – 1 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp Rice Flour – 2 tsp Corn Flour – 1 tsp Oil as required Method: 1. Wash the seppankizhangu well. 2. Pressure cook in 1/4 cup of water for 2 […]

Seppankizhangu
Colocasia, Side Dish

Seppankizhangu Fry

Ingredients: Seppankizhangu (Colocasia/Taro Root/Arbi) – 250 gms, small Tamarind Extract – 1/2 tsp Dry Red Chillies – 6 Rice – 2 tsp Bengal Gram Dal – 2 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp Oil – 4 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp Curry Leaves – […]