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Instant Pot Arbi Masala - Arvi - Taro Root

In the ranking of all the ways to fix arbi, perfectly cooked Instant Pot Arbi Masala - Arvi - Taro Root will incessantly sit at the top of my list.  you can’t help but risk burning your fingertips and tongue to pop a few into your mouth as soon as it is cooked in the instant pot.
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 3




  • Rinse the arbi well a few times with water. Discard the water. Next in the inner pot, add 2 cups of water and place the rinsed arbi in the pot.  Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 5 minutes at high pressure. When done quick release the pressure and discard the water.
  • Further, remove taro root and place on cutting board. Allow it to cool slightly. Peel the taro using a paring knife or by hand. Furthermore, dice the pressure-cooked taro root into wedges, like potatoes. Since they are already boiled it is easy to peel and chop them.
  • Rinse and chop the cilantro finely.


  • Firstly, select sauté on the Instant Pot and adjust to normal. Secondly, add chickpea flour to the pot. Allow the chickpea flour to sauté for about 4 minutes until it changes color and is fragrant. Press cancel.
  • Next, remove the chickpea flour from the pot and keep aside.
  • Select salute and adjust then, add in oil to the pot. Further, when the oil is hot add in cumin seeds, and carom seeds.
  • When cumin seeds splutter, add ground coriander, ground cumin, ground mango powder, Kashmiri chili powder, ground ginger, and ground turmeric.
  • Further, add in ¼ cup water, salt. Stir well. Then add in arbi, chickpea flour and stir well. Change the sauté setting from normal to low.
  • Cover with a glass lid and let it sauté on low flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • When done, press cancel. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with cilantro.
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