Fried Taro

Taro or Colocasia is a root vegetable that is amazing in its own right, and can also be an excellent alternative to potatoes
Ingredients - Serves 4
  • 300 g taro (or colocasia or arbi)
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ cup oil
  • Salt, to taste
  1. Boil whole unpeeled taro in a pot of water until just cooked
  2. Overcooked taro will be slimy and difficult to peel
  3. Drain, let it cool and peel the skins. Cut into little discs
  4. Heat the oil and fry the taro in small batches till lightly golden
  5. This will prevent them from sticking to each other. You can also deep fry
    Use a {deep fryer} if you want to. A deep saucepan will do just as well
  6. Drain on a kitchen towel and toss with salt and red chilli powder
  7. Serve immediately
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