Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe

Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe is a truly a lip smacking sweet chips prepared from Arbi (Colocasia root). This recipe is especially prepared during festivals like Navami, Janmashtami etc and is used as Prasad in my family since ages. I learnt this heirloom recipe through my grandma.  Colocasia root (Arbi), Ghee, Sugar, Water   6 Colocasia root (Arbi) Ghee , to deep fry 1 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Water     130   20     To begin making the Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe, clean and dry Arbi. Apply mustard oil to hands and cut 1/4 inch thin chips out of it. Chips should be not too thin as they may burn during frying. Wash them again and spread it out on a towel to dry.Let them dry for 2 hours under the fan or medium sunlight.Now heat ghee in a kadai/deep frying pan and fry them till golden. You can alternately shallow fry them, for a healthier version too.Transfer the fried arbi chips on an oil absorbent paper to immediately to get rid of any excess oil.Meanwhile prepare the sugar syrup of one string consistency. In a saucepan, pour sugar and water and bring it to boil while continually stirring the mixture.Let it simmer on medium heat till you obtain a one string consistency when you drop the syrup from your ladle. Take a drop of sugar syrup on your forefinger and stretch it with the thumb to observe one string consistency. Once done add the Arbi Chips in the prepared sugar syrup and start stirring them fast. Your stove should be on a medium heat while doing this.Gradually, you will see sugar getting dried up and coating the Arbi Chips.Keep stirring on low heat till all the chips are coated well with the sugar syrup.Now take them out on a tray and let the Arbi Ke meethe chande cool down and serve.Once cooled you can store the Arbi Ke Meethe Chande in an airtight container up to 4 days.Serve Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe with Moong Dal Mini Samosas and Masala Chai Recipe as an evening snack.