CELEBRATE ONAM WITH THE KERALA DELICACY – AVIAL

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This is a semi-dry preparation which is a mixture of all sorts of vegetables. It is one of the many dishes prepared for the festival of Onam.

Ingredients: (Serves 10)

  • Yam sliced thinly into 1-1/2″ length pieces – 1cup
  • Cucumber sliced lengthy into 1-1/2″ thick pieces – 1cup
  • Snake gourd sliced into 1-1/2″ length pieces – 1cup
  • Carrot sliced into into 1-1/2″ length pieces – 1/4cup
  • Long runner-beans sliced into 1-1/2″ length pieces – 1/2cup
  • Drumstick cut into 2″ length pieces – 2 nos
  • Raw bananas sliced into 1-1/2″ length pieces – 1 no
  • Mango pieces for sour
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut 1/2 quantity
  • Green chillies – 5nos
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2tsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Coconut oil – 3tbsp

Directions:

  • Coarsely grind the coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds. Keep it aside.
  • Clean the vegetables.
  • Heat 2tbsp coconut oil in a thick bottom vessel.
  • Add the vegetables and cook in a low flame. Do not add water. When it is done, add turmeric powder, salt and mix it well.
  • Remove the vegetables from the middle and put sliced bananas and mango pieces and cover it with the other vegetables.
  • When steam comes out, add the coconut paste and stir well.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Mix the remaining coconut oil and curry leaves in the avial. Yummy Avial is ready to serve.

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