Kachalu ki kadhi

Kachalu ki kadhi is a simple yet delicious curry in which colocasia roots are cooked in a yogurt based gravy. It tastes great with steamed rice.


  • 500 grams Arbi /Kachalu /Colocasia Roots, boiled
  • 5 tablespoons Rice Flour
  • 1 Strand Onion Greens
  • 4 Garlic Pods
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 cup Sour Buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilly Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder


  1. Grind onion greens, onion white, red chillies and garlic pods into a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  2. Coat boiled arbi with 2 tablespoon rice flour and shallow fry in mustard oil.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoon mustard oil in a pan, add prepared coarse paste and stir.
  4. Combine 3 tablespoon rice flour with sour buttermilk in a bowl and mix well.
  5. Add this mixture to the pan and stir again.
  6. Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, salt and fried arbies and cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve Kachalu ki kadhi with hot steamed rice.

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