Punjabi Fried Arbi

Fried Arbi is a very popular recipe.The best way to prepare this is to simply stir or deep fry the cut arbi pieces adding salt and … Arbi fry can also be eaten as a snack on its own.

Boiled & Peeled Arbi 500 grams
Amchur powder 1 tbsp
Lal Mirch Powder 1 tbsp
Salt To Taste
Kala Namak 1/2 tbsp
Dhania Powder 1 tbsp
Mint Powder 1/2 tbsp
Oil To Deep Fry
Corn flour/ Corn starch 1/4 Cup
Kali Mirch Powder 1/2 tbsp
Corn flour/ corn starch, crushed 1 Cup



  1. In a large bowl mix together Amchur, Lal Mirch powder, salt, Kala Namak, Dhania powder and mint powder.
  2. Add Arbi to this and mix well so that the mixture coats all the Arbi.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai.
  4. In another bowl mix corn flour with salt, Kali Mirch powder and little water to make a thick batter. Keep the crushed cornflakes/breadcrumbs in a plate.
  5. Dip the boiled Arbi in the corn flour batter and then roll in the crushed cornflakes/breadcrumbs so that the Arbis are well coated.
  6. Slide them into the hot oil and deep fry till crisp and golden.
  7. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.