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Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry / Kalimirch Arbi


One simple vegetable has so many names - kochu / arbi / taro root. My mom often makes this Golmorich kochu and our family, friends all love it. Whenever I go to ma's place, one of my demand is to have this dish. I don't feel the need of pairing it with anything like roti / rice. But you can have it with both. The recipe is very simple but don't underestimate the dish by its simplicity. First make it then let me know you like it or not.


  • 300 gms of Taro root / Kochu / Arbi
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced.
  • 2 Tablespoons of chopped garlic.
  • 3 green chilies, chopped.
  • 1 Tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves.
  • 2 Tablespoons of freshly ground black pepper powder.
  • Salt.
  • 2 Tablespoons of oil.
  • 1 Tablespoon of ghee / clarified butter.
  • Water.

Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry / Kalimirch Arbi

Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry / Kalimirch Arbi


In a pressure cooker add some water, washed taro root and a Teaspoon of salt. Cook until the taro root becomes firm. Don't make them mushy.
Then peel the skin from them and keep aside.
Heat the oil and ghee in a pan.
Saute chopped garlic for 30 seconds.
Then add onion slices and fry for 5 minutes or until they become light golden in color.
Add the boiled and peeled taro roots. Slowly stir fry them for 5 minutes.
Then add black pepper powder, green chilies and some salt. Mix well and fry them for 10 minutes on low flame.
Lastly add chopped coriander leaves and turn off the heat.
Cooking Step: Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry / Kalimirch Arbi

Additional Info

Recipe Category: Main dishes: Vegetarian
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 2

Your delicious Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry is ready.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.​

Golmorich Kochu / Taro root Pepper fry / Kalimirch Arbi

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