Saturday, 10 March 2012


elephant yam - small piece
ash gourd - small piece
carrot - 1
cluster beans - 6
brinjal small - 4 or drumstick - 1
small raw mango -1
raw banana - 1
turmeric powder - half tsp
cumin seeds - half -1 tsp
shredded coconut - 4 tbsp
green chilli - 3-4
fresh curd - 250 ml
salt - to taste.

Serves -4

coconut oil - 2tbsp
mustard seeds - 1tsp
dried red chilli - 3
curry leaves - few

Steps to follow:
Wash and cut all the vegetables into same size and keep aside.

In a clay pot add vegetables, salt,turmeric powder and enough water to cook.

Close the lid and cook for few minutes.
Coarsely ground the coconut,chilli,cumin together and keep aside.

Add the ground coconut cumin chilli paste to the cooked vegetables.
Let it boil for 2 minutes in a medium flame.
Add the beaten curd to it.Mix well. Switch of the flame.Add little slat to taste.Then heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds,dried chillies and curry leaves.When it splutters add to the cooked avial and mix well.
Now Traditional Avial is ready to serve.

Serve with Hot Rice or Adai.

It is famous both in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

--Asiya Omar.


faseela said... fav. dish....yummy

Poonam Borkar said...

looks very delicious..loved your blog..happy to follow u!! :)

Rathai said...

This looks delicious and creamy! It reminds me of sothi by appearance but with more exotic vegetables. I have never tasted elephant yam. Is it like tapioca?

Julie said...

yummy yum delicious avial,love it Asiya!!
please send me the mail dear of the linked in entry or try once more to link:-)
Cook in any recipe with "Cilantro /Cumin & Just link in EP Series-Cilantro /Cumin Event

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PrathibhaSreejith said...

One of my fav dish, sounds delicious Asiya :-)

Pari said...

An all time favourite, looks good. Thanks for sending it to my event.



Jaleela said...

nice kerala dish
Thanks for linking to My event