Golden and crispy Arabi with sliced onion



  1. Cut green chili into slits, remove seeds.
  2. Cut the onion longitudinally. Keep aside.
  3. Boil the arabi.
  4. Peel off arabi. And press the arabi between both palms, it will deform slightly. Keep aside.
  5. Take mixing bowl, put one tablespoon oil in it.
  6. Add one teaspoon salt, garlic paste, one tablespoon oil and half teaspoon turmeric powder, mix well.


  1. Add pressed arabi and corn flour, mix properly.
  2. Grill this on maximum temperature. (We can deep fry this on high flame).
  3. Take it out and keep aside.
  4. Take a bowl put chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt in it, add one tablespoon of water and mix it well, masala paste is ready.
  5. Take fry pan, heat oil in it. When it smokes, put Ajwain and sputter it for few seconds.
  6. Add chopped onion and fry till golden brown. (About 5 minutes).
  7. Add the masala paste and stir it. Add green chilly in it. Stir it and fry (keep it stirring otherwise it may burn) till it becomes light brown in color.
  8. Add grilled arabi in it. Cover the lid for 3-4 minutes on lower heat.
  9. Add Garam masala powder and lemon juice. Stir it. Put off the flame.
  10.         Now golden and crispy arabi is ready to serve.
arabi golden and crispy with onion

arabi golden and crispy with onion

fried masalafor arabi

fried masala for arabi


pressed arabi

pressed arabi

grilled arabi

grilled arabi


serve with chapati or rice.


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