Raw Banana Plaintain - Vazhakkai - 1 no. (Small size)
Drumstick - Murungakkai - 1 no.
Carrot - Carrot - 1 no.
Beans - Beans - 1 no.
Potato - Urulai kizhangu - 2 nos.
Snake guord - Pudalangai - 1 no. (Small size)
Mango (Raw) - Mangai - 1 no. (Small size)
Cucumber - Vellarikkai - 1 no. (Small size)
Grated/Shredded coconut - 1 cup
Curd/Yoghurt - Thayir - 1 cup
Green chillies - Pachai milagai - 4 nos.
Ginger - Inji - small quantity
Cumin seeds - Jeeragam - 1 tea spoon
Turmeric powder - Manjal Podi - 1 tea spoon
Asafoetida - Perungayam - a pinch
Cashew nuts - Munthiri parupu - 2 nos.
Curry leaves - Karuvepilai - small quanity
Coriander leaves - Kothamali - small quantity
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
- Wash, cut and boil all the vegetable separately in pressure cooker/microwave oven adding very little water.
- Grind grated coconut, green chillies, ginger, cumin seeds and cashew nuts adding very little water.
- Mix yoghurt with turmeric powder, asafoetida and little salt.
- Mix all the boiled vegetables with yoghurt and coconut paste and allow to boil for 2 minutes, not more than that. Heat 1 tea spoon of oil, add curry leaves and add to the content. Garnish with corinader leaves.
Avial is ready to be served. Yummy! Yummy!!!! It can be served with rice. It can be served for 5 people. It requires 30 minutes to cook.
Note: Boil vegetables separately and add only little water. After adding curd mix it should not be boiled for more than 2 minutes.
Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.
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