Avial


Avial is cooked daily in almost every South Indian family , specially in Kerela.There food is incomplete without Avial. I find this recipe as the easiest of all to cook and the healthiest of all recipes.The way vegetables are cooked, all vitamins and minerals are reatined.

Recipe of Avial
Ingredients:
1 cup potato cut into large cubes

1 cup tomato cut into large cubes
1 cup raw bananas cut into large cubes
1 cup yam cut into large cubes
1 drumstick cut into long pieces
cup pumpkin cut into large cubes
1 cup grated coconut
1 onion chopped coarsely
2 green chillies
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
4-5 curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp oil
Method to cook :
Mix all vegetables,add 1 cup of water,salt, turmeric powder and pressure cook till one whistle.
Iimmediately remove the whistle and allow the gas to come out.
Grind coconut, onion and green chillies together.
Heat a pan on low flame, add the half cooked vegetables and coconut paste and cook for 5 minutes.
Take oil in another small pan and heat it.
Add Cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Once cumin seeds start spluttering , pour it over the vegetables and cook again for 3-4 mins.
Avial is ready to serve along with Rice/Roti

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