Avial | How to make Avial

By Priyanjali Joardar  |  22nd Apr 2017  |  
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About Avial Recipe

Avial is an authentic recipe of Kerala. This is an example of how a simple recipe with minimal ingredients can taste so good. Avial is generally dry dish but my version is with curry because I like it that way.

Avial is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Avial in your kitchen. This recipe requires 5 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Avial by Priyanjali Joardar has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Avial at home without any difficulty. Avial is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Avial would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Avial this weekend. Share your Avial cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Priyanjali Joardar for inputs. In case you have any queries for Avial you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Priyanjali Joardar. You can also rate the Avial and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Avial

  • carrots 1 cup
  • Raw banana 1 cup
  • bottle gourd 1 cup
  • Elephant yam 1 cup
  • Green chilli 4
  • cumin seeds 2 teaspoon
  • 1 cup freshly grated coconut
  • 1 cup curd
  • coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • curry leaves 10-12
  • turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt per taste

How to make Avial

  1. Cut all the vegetables of one inch size.
  2. Pressure cook carrots, yam, bottle gourd for one whistle. Reserve the water.
  3. Grind the grated coconut along with cumin and green chillies.
  4. In a kadai add coconut oil to that add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  5. Add raw banana, once it's partially cooked, add rest of the vegetables and mix well.
  6. Add the ground coconut, cumin green chilli mix and turmeric powder.
  7. Add the water which was used in cooking the vegetables.
  8. After 5 minutes add the beaten curd.
  9. Stir well, add salt and mix.
  10. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  11. Cover it for a while before serving with white rice.

My Tip:

You can use variety of gourds, yam, beans etc.

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