Baby Taro Roast


Baby Colocasia Roast / Chembu Roast




1. Baby taro / cheru chembu / arbi / colocasia – Around 25 – 30, peeled

2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

3. Water -  As required to cook

4. Salt – to taste

5. Chilly powder –  2 – 2.5 tsp

   Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

   Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

   Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp

6. Coconut oil -  Around 3 tbsp or as required


Cheru Chembu / baby taroBaby TaroPeeled Chembu

1. Cook the baby taros until soft adding salt, turmeric powder and enough water. Do not over-cook them.

2. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a wide pan / cheena chatti and add the cooked taros. Mix well at low heat, adding the masala powders one by one. Cook at low heat until well-roasted and brown, turning sides in between and adding more oil as required.  It takes about 20 – 30 mts. Switch off when it is well-roasted. Serve with rice and any gravy.

Colocasia Fry


  1. wow, what a beautiful golden color. It is so tempting :)

  2. Give me that bowl..super tempting roast..

  3. Nice tempting roast !! love to have with sambar rice !!

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  4. Ah!! super delicious.. Will try this one..

  5. Wow…this sure is a must try!

  6. Super roast !! Will be good one with bland dal.

  7. What a lovely golden color taro roast…

  8. looks perfect and very tempting :)

  9. So evenly browned. Looks delicious.

  10. wow very tempting,luks delicious…

  11. Wow perfectly made,healthy roast..

  12. looks great. love it

  13. Tempting roast.

  14. nice roast….
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  15. The arbi looks absolutely delicious :) i make a very similasr roast, but my sinful indulgence is arbi deep fried and sprinkled with salt and red chilli powder! l

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