Avial Recipe

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Ingredients:
Ash Gourd – 100 gms
Pumpkin – 100 gms
French Beans – 10
Cluster Beans – 10
Green Banana – 1/2 (optional)
Snake Gourd – 1/2
Potato – 1, small
Brinjal – 1, small
Drumstick – 1
Green Peas – 1/4 cup
Yam – 1, small
Curry Leaves – 2 to 3 sprigs, chopped
Curd – 2 to 2 1/2 cups
Coconut Oil – 1 tblsp
Salt as per taste

Grind to a Paste:
Coconut – 1 1/2 cups
Cumin – 1 1/2 tsp
Fine Rice – 2 tsp
Green Chillies – 8

Method:
1. Wash and peel the vegetables.
2. Cut the gourds and banana into 1 inch pieces, drumstick into 2 1/2 inch pieces, beans into 2 to 3 pieces.
3. Cut brinjal and potato into small cubes.
4. In a large vessel, add water and curry leaves.
5. Add salt and set to boil adding the vegetables one at a time (as each one has a different level of cooking).
6. Add potatoes, peas, beans, drumstick and banana.
7. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, add the gourds and brinjal.
8. Cover and cook on low heat till all vegetables are tender but not mushy.
9. Wash, peel, cut and cook the yam separately and add it to the other vegetables.
10. When vegetables are cooked, add the ground paste mixed with some water.
11. Cook till all the water gets absorbed and vegetables are quite dry.
12. Beat curds to a smooth consistency.
13. Add to the vegetables and mix well.
14. Allow to cook for a minute or two.
15. Remove and add coconut oil.
16. Mix well.
17. Serve hot with rice.

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2 thoughts on “Avial

  1. donihs said on December 9, 2009 at 2:42 am

    coriander leaves will change taste

  2. Ram said on November 11, 2009 at 11:28 am

    ppl who don’t know how to cook, shud not rate the recipe.
    This is an excellent dish and favorites of many down south

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