Avial / Mixed Vegetable Curry with Coconut

A quintessential Kerala dish, served during Onam Sadyas and Hindu weddings. The beauty of this dish is that you can make it with any vegetables you have on-hand. It’s super easy to make and very much a healthy recipe.

Avial

June 21, 2018
: 5
: 20 min
: 20 min
: 40 min
: Easy

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Ingredients
  • 3 cups Mixed vegetables (I used carrots, beans, drumstick, potatoes and radish)
  • Half an onion (sliced)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups Water
  • For the coconut paste
  • 3/4 cup Grated coconut
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • For tempering
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
Directions
  • Step 1 Wash the vegetables and cut it into length size pieces.
  • Step 2 Cook the vegetables and 1 sprig of curry leaves in 2 cups of water till tender.
  • Step 3 Grind grated coconut, green chillies, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and yogurt. 
  • Step 4 Add this to the cooked vegetables and add salt to taste. Switch the heat to medium and gently mix everything together. 
  • Step 5 Cook for a few minutes and when it is about to boil, switch off the flame.
  • Step 6 Add coconut oil and the remaining curry leaves. Cover the dish for 15 minutes for the flavours to infused in well. Serve with hot rice. 

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