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Farali Arbi Fry Recipe

Farali Arbi Fry Recipe

Farali Arbi Fry Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4
Calories 203 kcal


  • 300 g Arbi 
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Chopped Green Chilies
  • 1 tsp Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves


  • Pressure cook for two whistle on high heat.
  • Immediately release the pressure and run the arbi under cold water.
  • Do not overcook the arbi otherwise, they will become mushy.
  • Note – To cook the arbi in an instant pot, add them to the inner pot of an instant pot along with 1 cup of water and 1 teaspoon salt. Close the lid and press PRESSURE COOK. Set the timer to 4 minutes at high pressure. Once the timer goes off, do a 10 minutes. Open the lid and run the arbi under cold water.
  • Remove the peel of the arbi and cut them into 1-inch pieces.
  • Heat ghee in a pan over medium heat.
  • Once the ghee is hot, add green chilies and ajwain and let them crackle for 4-5 seconds.
  • Add the arbi and mix well. Reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and cook until the arbi are slightly browned (15-20 minutes). Stir a few times while cooking.
  • Once the arbi are nicely browned, add salt and amchoor and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Check for salt and add more if needed. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

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