Arbi Yam Oondhiyu


Omved Blog presents the winning recipe of the Navratri Healthy Eating Contest. Congratulations to Rehana Khambatty for the winning the contest, and sharing a fantastic and healthy recipe with us! 

What you need: 

  • 1 cup Arbi (peeled & cubed)
  • 1 Sweet Potato (peeled & cubed)
  • 1 Potato (unpeeled & cubed)
  • 1 Raw Banana(unpeeled & chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin (peeled & chopped)
  • 3-4 Water Chestnuts (peeled & halved)
  • 2 slices Raw Papaya (peeled & grated)
  • 1 Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Kuttu or Singhare Ka Atta
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Coconut (grated)
  • 3-4 Green Chilies
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Curry Leaves
  • 1″ piece Ginger (grated)
  • 4 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 small Cardamoms


  • Take grated papaya in a bowl and add salt and lemon juice to it.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add all the ingredients, except papaya and coriander, to the above. Also pour a little water and bring it to a boil.
  • Stir and cover the cooker with lid; allow one whistle. Once all the steam is out, open the cooker and check whether the vegetables are cooked or not.
  • Now add grated papaya and simmer until gravy is thickened.
  • Pour into a serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Arbi-Yam Oondhiya is ready to eat. Serve hot with kuttu ka paratha.


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