Avial

Avial – अवियल; is an South Indian dish. It is a thick mixture of vegetable, coconut and curd. Some part of Kerala it has a curry version. My recipe is thick as mostly it was made.

In Wikipedia – avail is developed by Bhima (one of the Pandava brothers) during their exile. According to the legend, when Ballav (Bhima’s name during this time) assumed his duties as the cook in the kitchen of Virata, he did not know how to cook. One of the first things he did was to chop up many different vegetables, boil them together and top the dish with grated coconut. To read in detail visit Wikipedia avial page.

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Avial

Recipe by VipashaCourse: Dinner, Lunch, MainCuisine: Indian
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

71

kcal
Total time

50

minutes

This Avial is a kind of vegetable stock dish, but its thick and rich in veggies and spices. Can have with rice or roti.

Ingredients

Directions

  • In a grinder jar add roughly chopped fresh coconut (ताजा नारियल) with green chillies (हरी मिर्च) and cumin seeds (जीरा). Make paste. Keep aside.
  • Chop finely carrot (गाजर), potato (आलू), beans (फलियां), raw banana (कच्चे केले) and drumstick (सहजन की फली).
  • Now heat coconut oil (नारियल का तेल) in a thick base pan and add all chopped veggies with little water, turmeric (हल्दी) powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Separately boil 1/2 cup of water and add it in above veggie mix. Cook on low flame until veggies turn softens.
  • In another pan heat 1 tsp. coconut oil, add few fresh curry leaves (ताजे करी पत्ते) and semi cooked veggies. Stir well.
  • Add coconut (नारियल) paste and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and leave it as it is to cool.
  • When cool to room temperature, add curd and mix gently.
  • Garnish with roughly hand chopped fresh curry leaves (ताजे करी पत्ते) and grated fresh coconut.

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