Indian Recipe - Arvi Gosht

June 9, 2018


Arvi gosht is a southeastern delicacy with heaps of benefits for your health. Arvi, also known as the taro root is considered the potato of the tropics because of its abundance in the region.


Arvi gosht combines the nutritious properties of taro root with a touch of deliciousness.


Here's how you make it.



Serving size:  6 persons



Cooking time:  1.5 hours





  • 1 Kg Mutton

  • 0.5 kg Taro root

  • 1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1-teaspoon Chili powder

  • 3 Tablespoons coriander powdered

  • 2 medium-sized onions

  • 0.5-cup oil

  • 1-tablespoon ginger paste

  • I teaspoon garlic paste

  • 6 black peppers

  • 6 cloves

  • 1-cup fresh coriander leaves

  • 2 chilies and 1 lemon as topping






  1. Dice the onions and peel the Arvi to make it ready to use.

  2. Add the onions in a pan of oil and fry until golden. Remove from the oil and grind to a powder consistency.

  3. Add turmeric powder, coriander leaves, chili powder, garlic paste, ginger paste and salt to the oil.

  4. Add mutton and the ground onion to the mix and cook until the paste coats the mutton well.

  5. Then add 4 glasses of water to a pan and add the mutton and spice mix it. Cover with the lid and let it cook until the meat is tender.

  6. Cut the Arvi into cubes and add it to the mix. Cook until the Arvi is soft and only an average amount of gravy of required thickness is left.

  7. Serve hot with naan.



Health Benefits



Taro root is extremely rich in minerals and has a high content of vitamins A, B, C and E. these serve to optimize the many functions of your body and boosts your metabolism.


The taro root also has a high fiber content, which makes it a good remedy for stomach upsets, constipation, and indigestion. Over the years, the root has been used to control diabetes thanks to its effect on controlling insulin secretion. Vitamin A also works to improve vision and benefits the skin, making it soft and healthy.


Incredible mixture of vitamins is very useful for boosting immunity and helping you ward off diseases as well.


Enjoy the delicious recipe while reaping the numerous health benefits. Stay healthy and stay connected!














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