Can we eat Arbi cutlet in Navratri also?
Arbi is used in making different delicacies, Arbi cutlet is one of them. Arbi cutlet can be used with green chutney as a snack.
We can eat arbi cutlet in navratri fasts also. Below is a recipe that we are writing to make tasty arbi cutlet in fasts. But if you are not making it for fast, you can use salt of your choice and add garlic to it as these two items are normally prohibited in fasts.
Ingredients in Arbi cutlet
- Colocassia or Arbi (10-14 pieces)
- Cumin seeds (1/2 teaspoon)
- Lemon Juice (1 teaspoon)
- Sendha namak or rock salt (you can add normal salt also if not making it for fasts)
- Red chilli powder(1 teaspoon)
- Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
- Garlic(if not making it for fast)
- Breadcrumbs(If not making it for fast)
Method to make Arbi cutlet
- Wash arbi properly as it comes with a lot of soil on it. Clean it properly and boil in a pressure cooker. Add some salt and water of sufficient quantity to it. Boil till the arbi is soft and after few whistles remove it off gas. Drain the excess water and peel arbi.
- Take the pieces between you palms and squeeze a little to flatten.
- Take some oil in a pan and heat it up. Fry the flattened arbi till it turns golden brown and crispy. If you are not making it for fast, add breadcrumbs to the flattened arbi before frying.
- Take a bowl and add red chilli powder, garam masala, cumin seeds, garlic(if not for fast) and other dry spice powder together.
- Put fried arbi in the bowl above and add lemon juice above it. You can garnish it with coriander leaves and serve with green chutney.