Recipes

Aviyal

Avial - an excellent option for veg lovers. Avial looks fabulous in presentation as it is prepared with many vegetables like carrot, drumsticks, peas, pumpkins, gourds, beans, etc, for flavor and seasoning coconut paste, curry leaves are used. The whole feast presents a multicolored look and taste delectable. Now, you can try this semi dry preparation with us.

Ingredients:

• 250g Ridge Gourd
• 250g Sweet Potato
• 250g Gherkins
• 250g Pumpkin
• 250g Cow Peas, long beans
• 250g Ash Gourd
• 1 tsp Sugar
• 2 Coconuts, to extract milk
• 8 to 10 Green Chilies
• Salt to taste

For Seasoning
• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
• 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
• 2 tbsp Ghee or Oil
• Few Curry Leaves
• Chop vegetable into thick strips.
• Slit green chilies and extract thin milk from the coconuts.
• Cook vegetables in green chilies and coconut milk.
• Add salt to the mixture and heat for 2 minutes.
• Mix in the vegetables.
• Just before the coconut milk begins to boil, remove from flame.
• In a small saucepan, put ghee or oil and let it get hot.
• Prepare seasoning by adding cumin, mustard and curry leaves to the hot oil.
• Once they start crackling, add the seasoning to the coconut milk mixture.
• You can add sugar, if desired.
• Avial is ready to be served.