Avial Recipe

Avial is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 - raw banana, peeled and diced
  • 1 - potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup - Yam peeled and diced
  • 1 - Brinjal diced
  • 6-inch piece Snake gourd peeled and diced
  • 2 Drumsticks peeled and cut in 3" pieces
  • 1/4 cup - Cauliflower florets
  • 6 - string beans, chopped to 1-inch pieces
  • 1 - large Onion peeled and diced
  • 1 cup - Coconut ground to a paste
  • 5 - Green chillies slit lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp - Tamarind pulp
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 stalks - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - oil.
  • How to Make Avial:

    1. In a large deep vessel, boil a cup of water with chilli and turmeric powders and tamarind pulp.
    2. Add yam, potatoes, banana, drumsticks, snake gourd, string beans.
    3. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
    4. Add cauliflower and onion, cook till tender but not mushy.
    5. Add slit chillies, brinjal, coconut paste, and simmer for 2 minutes.
    6. Just before taking off fire, temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
    7. Serve.



     

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