Avial

Veggies cooked with curd and coconut paste.

Avial

Veggies cooked with curd and coconut paste.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sujee V

Published On: 15 Jul 2008

Rating: 4
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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Coarsely grind together small onions, green chillies and ginger. Keep aside.

Step 2

Grind grated coconut and cumin seeds to a fine paste. Keep aside.

Step 3

Chop all veggies into about 3 inches long thin strips.

Step 4

Cook all veggies with 2 cups of water along with chilly powder, turmeric and cook covered.

Step 5

When the veggies are cooked, add the tamarind pulp. Add salt to taste.

Step 6

When the tamarind is cooked add the coconut-cumin paste.

Step 7

Cook well until the desired consistency is obtained, which is a semi gravy form.

Step 8

Now add the onion paste and the curd.

Step 9

Just mix well and switch off the flame.
:-Do not let the onion paste and curd get cooked. This will spoil the authentic flavor.

Step 10

Now add a tsp of coconut oil and curry leaves, mix well and keep the vessel closed. Serve avial with rice.

Step 11

Tips:-
1)The onion paste, curd and coconut should get cooked in the steam after the stove is switched off. That is the secret of avial.

Step 12

A wonderful aroma of authentic kerala avial will arise the moment coconut oil is added at the end.

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BINDU MATHEW

VERY AUTHENTIC TRADITIONAL TASTE AND VERY SIMPLE TOO.JUST ENJOYED IT!

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sinivinu

thanx sujeeeeeeeeee

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