Avial - Thrissur Special

Thrissur special avial

Avial - Thrissur Special

Thrissur special avial

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By shahana salim

Published On: 08 Nov 2006

Rating: 4
6 Votes, 4 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Cook the vegetables with salt, powders and 1 tbsp of oil.

Step 2

:- There is no need to add water if you have washed it just before cooking.

Step 3

Grind together 1 tbsp of coconut, cumin seeds and curd, till it becomes smooth paste.

Step 4

Add remaining coconut, green chillies, small onions and a few curry leaves and finish grinding in one or two turn.

Step 5

Add enough salt and mix well.

Step 6

Pour this solution into the cooked vegetables and just heat it through.

Step 7

:- Don`t cook too much.

Step 8

Remove from fire before boiling.

Step 9

Make a small hole in the middle of curry with a spoon.

Step 10

Fill it with curry leaves and add the remaining coconut oil.

Step 11

Cover it with the gravy.

Step 12

Keep the lid closed.

Step 13

Mix before you use.


I am from thrissur and we do add shallots. typically for feasts they do...maybe at homes people dont.


This is a very good receipe. I try by grinding shallots, and it is excellent.


I am from Thrissur and some uses shallots and in some place they don`t add. However it is a nice recipe.


This is the first time iam coming across adding small onions while grinding coconut for Aviyal. Iam from thrishoor and we dont add shallots.

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