Avial – Traditional Recipe
Authentic way of preparing aviyal – a mixed vegetable dish
Servings Prep Time
2people 45minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 45minutes
  • Elephant Yam(Chena) –
  • Snake guard(Padavalanga) –
  • Raw Banana(Vazhakka) –
  • Drumsticks(Muringakka) –
  • Kumbalanga –
  • Vellarikka –
  • Carrot
  • Raw mango
  1. Cut all the vegetables into 2-inch long pieces.
  2. Start cooking with whichever vegetable takes more time to cook (yam, raw banana etc.) adding just enough water to cook along with turmeric powder.
  3. Add all other vegetables one by one.
  4. Grind together coconut, cumin seeds and green chilly to get a coarse paste.
  5. When vegetables are about 3/4th done, add coconut paste, yoghurt and salt.
  6. Cook on a low flame, till all the water is absorbed.
  7. Pour coconut oil on top.
  8. Garnish with curry leaves.
  9. :- Serve hot.
  10. :- If you don’t get some vegetables, substitute with whatever you can get. You can use Chinese okra (beerakai), cucumber(peeled), Zuchini, Frozen drumsticks, French beans etc.**If you are using raw mango, you can reduce the amount of yoghurt accordingly.