Tuesday, January 6, 2009



Mixed Vegetables 2 cups
(Carrot, Beans, Potatoes, Drumstick, Raw banana, Peas)
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 strand
Curd 1/2 cup
Hing a pinch
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 tsp(coconut oil is good)
Salt to taste

TO Grind:

Green chillies 3
Coconut 1/2 cup
Garlic 2 cloves(Optional)
Onion 1 small(Optional)


1)Chop the vegetables into 1" long pieces.

2)Cook vegetables with 2cups of water until just done( Do not overcook,they should hold the shape).

3)Grind coconut, green chillies with onion and garlic(if using) with less water.

4)Drain the vegetables when done.In meantime beat the curd.

5)Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when it splutters add curry leaves,hing.

6)Add the grinded mixture,turmeric and cook for 5 mins.Then add chopped vegetables and salt mix together.

7)You can add little water if required.

8)Add beaten curd and mix well and cook for 2 mins.Turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.Serve with rice.


LifenSpice said...

Hi Pavithra, this is my hubby's fav dish, i never tried making it so far:) now this gives me an inspiration:)thanks for sharing!

Gita Jaishankar said...

I like aviyal though I have never made it before. Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

vidhas said...

My favourite dish, it contains lots of vegetables and healthy. Yours looks tempting.

Thanks for your comment in chickpea cutlet. Mine was also not so had like other cutlets but it came to shape

Deepthi Shankar said...

I love avial. This looks delicious

Unknown said...

wow one of my fav. looks so perfect

Malar Gandhi said...

Like it very much, nice picture. Love ur layout...looks very kool.

Raaga said...

I love avial. We make it without onions or garlic :-)


Happy new year!

Uma said...

looks so yummy!

Sharmila said...

Aviyal looks great ... have never tried making it. Nice recipe.:-)

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you all for you comments...This will help me keep trying new recipes :)