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Author gayatri995 Yield No Value
Published Sep 12, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Potatos Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Avial

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Coconut Oil 1 Teaspoons
Curry Leaves To Taste
Curd 1 Cup
Bitter Gourd 1 Numbers
Carrots 1-2 Numbers
Yam Piece
Potato 1 Numbers
Plantain 1 Numbers
Beans 8 Numbers
Drumsticks 1 Numbers
Coconut Grated 1 Cup
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Green Chillies 3-4 Numbers
Salt To Taste


  1. Cut all the vegetables mentioned above in long pieces (not too long but reasonable) and cook it in the cooker with little bit of water and turmeric powder. Don't over cook it, one whistle is enough.
  2. Grind the grated coconut with jeera & green chillies in the mixy.
  3. Mix the cooked vegetables and the grinded ones in a vessel and boil for few minutes, while it is getting boiled add few curry leaves and salt as per taste and boil for 3 or 5 min. Stir in between, not too often.
  4. After some time add the curd and mix it together and take it out of the stove or gas. Once the curd is added don't keep the avial in the stove for more than a min.
  5. Once it is taken out add the coconut oil and mix well. And keep it closed.
Posted Sep 12, 2007

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susanna Mar 19, 2011
No no bittergaurd in avial.maybe snake guard

deepthi May 26, 2009
i was known that avial is a traditional dish in kerala. several times i hav tasted it in our neighbour's house. this time i hav tried by following ur receipe. its really nice. we all loved it.
a small doubt, i came to know that few people also mix mustard seeds paste in avial. how far it is true. plz let me know.

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