Colocasia Arvi Fry | Chemadumpa Vepudu | How to make Colocasia Fry

Main Course | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 1 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 4


  • 250 gms Colocasia
  • 3 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1/4 spoon Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Mirchi
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Aamchur Powder
  • Oil – to fry
  • For Seasoning
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 3 Crushed Garlic
  • Curry leaves – One sprig
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Black Gram
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp Sambar Powder/Curry Powder


  1. Wash the Colocasia/Arvi tubers and cook to a whistle in a cooker on a high flame. Remove skin and set aside.
  2. Cut the boiled tubers into half-inch circles.
  3. In a wide vessel, put the pieces and add half of Rice Flour, Turmeric, Mirchi, Salt, and Aamchur Powder and coat the pieces gently without breaking them.
  4. Take the rest of the Rice Flour, add some oil and coat the pieces again. They will help the Fry to become even more crunchy.
  5. Put the pieces in hot Oil and leave them untouched for 2 minutes. Then stir them slowly, frying them to a light golden color.
  6. Fry on a high flame until they turn deep golden.
  7. Finally, heat the oil for the seasoning, add all the ingredients, and roast. Add the seasoning and Sambar powder to the pieces, mix well and remove from the fire.