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Cheppankizhangu Cutlet, Arbi Cutlet Recipe

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


Cheppankizhangu Cutlet, Arbi Cutlet Recipe. Cutlet using Cheppankizhangu – Cheppankizhangu is also called as Taro root or Colocassia. This is a fantastic snack perfect for evening with tea.


  • 250 grams arbi
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced ginger
  • 6 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 78 sprigs coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 stalks mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup besan (chickpea flour)

For Deep Frying

  • 500 ml sunflower / canola oil


  1. Pressure cook Arbi until soft. Peel and mash.
  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Using wet hands, portion the arbi dough into small balls. Press the balls into patties.
  4. Roll the patties in bread crumbs. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil until hot. Gently place the patties in hot oil and fry the patties till golden. It will take about 2-3 minutes. Drain the cutlets on paper towels.
  6. Serve Arbi Cutlets – Taro root cutlets hot with ketchup.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu