Avial – Nice One
A semi-dry preparation of a mixture of all sorts of vegetables
Servings Prep Time
10people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
10people 30minutes
Ingredients
  • Elephant yam(sliced thinly into 1 1/2″ length, Chena) – 1cup
  • Cucumber(sliced lengthy into 11/2″ thick pieces, Vellarikka) – 1cup
  • Snake gourd(sliced into 1 1/2″ length pieces, Padavalanga) – 1cup
  • Carrot(sliced into 1 1/2″ length pieces) – 1/4cup
  • Long runner beans(sliced into 1 1/2″ length pieces, Payar/Achinga) – 1/2cup
  • Drumstick(cut into 2″ length pieces, Muringakka) – 2nos
  • Raw bananas(sliced into 1 1/2″ length pieces, Vazhakka) – 1no
  • Mango pieces(As reqd) –
  • Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  • Coconut(grated) – 1/2of
  • Green chillies 5nos
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) – 1/2tsp
  • Curry leaves 2sprigs
  • Coconut oil 3tbsp
Instructions
  1. Grind together grated coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds into a coarse paste. Keep it aside. 2)Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil in a thick bottom vessel.
  2. Add the vegetables and cook on a low flame.
  3. :- Do not add water.
  4. When it is done, add turmeric powder, salt and mix well.
  5. Remove the vegetables from the middle and put sliced bananas and mango pieces and cover it with the other vegetables.
  6. When steam comes out, add the coconut paste and stir well.
  7. Remove from flame.
  8. Add the remaining coconut oil and curry leaves and mix well.