Avial – Traditional


Avial - Traditional Recipe

Authentic way of preparing aviyal - a mixed vegetable dish
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Elephant Yam(Chena)
  • Snake guard(Padavalanga)
  • Raw Banana(Vazhakka)
  • Drumsticks(Muringakka)
  • Kumbalanga
  • Vellarikka
  • Carrot
  • Raw mango


  • Cut all the vegetables into 2-inch long pieces.
  • Start cooking with whichever vegetable takes more time to cook (yam, raw banana etc.) adding just enough water to cook along with turmeric powder.
  • Add all other vegetables one by one.
  • Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and green chilly to get a coarse paste.
  • When vegetables are about 3/4th done, add coconut paste, yoghurt and salt.
  • Cook on a low flame, till all the water is absorbed.
  • Pour coconut oil on top.
  • Garnish with curry leaves.
  • :- Serve hot.
  • :- If you don’t get some vegetables, substitute with whatever you can get. You can use Chinese okra (beerakai), cucumber(peeled), Zuchini, Frozen drumsticks, French beans etc. **If you are using raw mango, you can reduce the amount of yoghurt accordingly.
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