Sunday, June 16, 2013

Arvi Ka Sherva (Shorba) - Taroroot with Meat in Tangy Curry


1/2 Kgs bone mutton
3 Onions (finely chopped)
1/2 Kg Taro root - Arvi- (Peel and chopped)
3 Tomato (finely chopped)
1  tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1  tbsp Red chilli powder
¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
2-4 green chillies finely chopped
¼ Cup Raw Tamarind Juice (Imli ka khata)/Lemon juice
Salt – to taste
1/2 Cup Oil
6-8 Curry Leaves
1 Cinnamon stick
2  Cloves 

For Garnish

Coriander leaves (finely chopped )
Mint Leaves (finely chopped )


Clean and wash the mutton pieces,
In a cooking  bowl add meat  chopped onions, oil, ginger and garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder  lemon and  tomatoes, mix well, pressure cook the mixture for 3/4 whistles without adding too much of water,until the meat is tender.

After the mutton mixture is tender, Add Taro root (Arvi),green chilli,
 salt to taste, curry leaves &  mix well and  then after few minutes add Tamarind juice (imli ka khata)/Lemon juice
Then cook till Arvi is done and  leave it for low heat till the thin layer of oil appears on the bottom surface .
 Remove from the heat.
Garnish with coriander  and mint.

serve with Plain  steam rice,papad, Achar,Boiled Egg, :)

Enjoy It..!!


  1. How delicious. I love homemade curry so I can control the heat and spices in it. :) Can't wait to try your recipe. It looks so decadent and yummy.

  2. How much of the tamarind juice do you recommend putting in for the recipe?

    1. for tamarind juice add ¼ cup and if your adding lemon put 2- 3 tbsp.

  3. I like this website got great Hyderabadi food
    Thanks a lot for all the recipes


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