Onam Special Aviyal

Traditional Kerala Side Dish

Onam Special Aviyal

Traditional Kerala Side Dish

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 24 Aug 2014

Rating: 3
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25 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 1

Clean all the vegetables and cut them into thin pieces as shown in the below picture.

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Step 2 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 2

Remove the outer skin of shallots and smash it together with green chilli .

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Step 3 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 3

Grind the grated coconut and cumin seeds and keep it aside.

Step 4

Wash the vegetable pieces 2 - 3 times and change it into a cooking vessel or pressure cooker.

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Step 5 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 5

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and about 2 cups of water.

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Step 6 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 6

Cook the vegetable in medium flame for about 15 - 20 minutes and then add the tamarind pulp into the mix and boil it for another 5 minutes.

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Step 7 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 7

When the vegetables are cooked well, add the smashed shallots and green chilli into the cooked vegetables.

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Step 8 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 8

Also add the grinded coconut, cumin seeds paste and curry leaves.

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Step 9 Onam Special Aviyal Recipe

Step 9

Add coconut oil also in the mix and stir it well.

Step 10

The Aviyal is ready and it can be served with poori / chappathi / rice etc.

Step 11

:- If you want the aviyal gravy, add required quantity of water before adding coconut, cumin seeds paste.

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