Bottle gourd aviyal | How to make Bottle gourd aviyal

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  11th Jan 2017  |  
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About Bottle gourd aviyal Recipe

Consuming bottle gourd once in a week has many health benefits. This simple vegetable is full of minerals and water. For a healthy side dish with bottle gourd, try this simple aviyal with simple ingredients in your kitchen. I learnt this recipe from my grandmother.

Bottle gourd aviyal is delicious and authentic dish. Bottle gourd aviyal by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Bottle gourd aviyal is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 15 minutes to cook it properly. Bottle gourd aviyal is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Bottle gourd aviyal. Bottle gourd aviyal is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Bottle gourd aviyal is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Bottle gourd aviyal at your home.

Bottle gourd aviyal

Ingredients to make Bottle gourd aviyal

  • 1 medium bottle gourd
  • 2 tbsp chana dal (soaked in water for 1 hour)
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • Few fresh curry leaves
  • salt
  • For coconut paste:
  • 3 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 2 small onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • Grind the above coarsely with little water
  • For Tempering:
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp urid dal

How to make Bottle gourd aviyal

  1. Peel the skin and scoop out the centre and cut them into lengthwise with medium thickness.
  2. Add 3/4 cup of water and soaked chana dal in a vessel and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the bottle gourd pieces are cooked. (Cover with a lid and cook).
  3. Open the lid and add the required salt and coconut mixture. Stir well and cook for another 5 minutes without lid.
  4. Then add 2 tbsp of curd. Mix it well and cook for 5 minutes and transfer it to the serving dish.
  5. Finally, add the coconut oil and fresh curry leaves. Heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and urid dal. When it splutters add it to the aviyal.

Reviews for Bottle gourd aviyal (1)

Kalpana Arora2 years ago

very authentic recipe!

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