Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Easy and tasty kerala dish. another must for sadyas, during childhood, I hated this dish like hell, but don’t know how, now I would even die for this one!

  1. Vegetables, cut into 1" strips- 2 cups ( carrot, beans, ash guard, yam,raw banana, drumstick)
  2. Green chillies- 2 slit
  3. Coconut,grated- 1 1/4 cup
  4. Sour curd- 1/2 cup
  5. Curry leaves- 10
  6. Coconut oil- 2 teaspoon
  7. Red chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Cumin seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon,as required
  1. Steam and cook the vegetables along with red chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt,green chillies(don’t over cook)
  2. Drain the excess water and keep the cooked veggies aside.
  3. Coarsely grind the rated coconut,cumin seeds, sour curd.
  4. Add the ground mix to the cooked veggies.
  5. Add curry leaves mix well, and cook in low flame for 5 mins.
  6. Pour coconut oil over the avial and mix well.
  7. Serve avial!
Healthy,tasty and traditional kerala dish is ready for serving! Enjoy


  1. Yumm, very tempting and mouthwatering ...

  2. Avial is that dish that I don't get bored even if I have it every other day.Your Avial looks yum.Why not you send this to Kerala kitchen event.Details are linked with my Acorn squash errisery post.

  3. Avial looks colorful and soo inviting..Will never get tired of this dish..