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Monday, March 22, 2010

Aviyal




Aviyal is a typical Kerala dish. This recipe is usually made with lot of vegetables. Common vegetables that are used to make aviyal are Yam, Plantain, Drumsticks, Carrots,Ash gourd etc..
It is a thick mixture of a vegetables, curd and coconut.It is seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Carrot - 2 nos
  • Brinjal - 3 nos
  • Green Beans/long beans - 5 nos
  • Raw plantain - 1 nos
  • Drumstick cuts - 10 nos
  • Ash gourd(sliced) - ¼ cup or
  • Cuccumber(sliced) - ¼ cup
  • Snake gourd(sliced) - ¼ cup
  • Yam(sliced) -½ cup
  • Turmeric Powder - ½ tsp
  • Red Chilly Powder -½ tsp
  • Green Chillies -4 nos
  • Pearl Onion/Shallot -5 nos
  • Cumin Seed - ¼ tsp
  • Grated Coconut -1 cup
  • Water- ½ of vegetables
  • Curd -2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Coconut Oil -1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves -1 stem 

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Slice all the vegetables in finger size length .
  • Put the sliced vegetables in a pan along with salt, turmeric Powder,red chilly powder and water .
  • Cover the pan and cook the vegetables.
  • Grind together Grated Coconut,cumin seeds, pearl onions and green Chillies.
  • Once the vegetables are cooked well,add the ground paste and cook for few minutes.
  • Turn off the stove, add curd and mix well(instaed of curd we can use raw mango or tamarind juice for sourness).
  • Add coconut oil and curry leaves and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.

2 comments:

  1. yummy Avial..perfectly done... Thanks for linking to my event !!

    Cheers,
    Sharanya
    Sharans Samayalarai

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