Friday, April 6, 2012

AVIYAL - Kerala Sadya Vibhavangal

When you hear Kerala Sadya the first thing that comes to   mind is aviyal. 


aviyal


Ingredients for Kerala Sadya Special Avial :

Tapioca : 1/2Cup
Yam : 1/2/cup
Raw Banana : 1
Drumstick : 3
Carrot : 2
Long Beans : 4
Beans : 4
Shallots : 4
Fresh Grated Coconut : 1Cup
Cumin Seeds : 1/4tsp
Green Chillies : 3 to 4
Turmeric Powder : 1/4tsp + a pinch
Curry Leaves : 2springs
Curd : 1/4Cup to 1/2Cup(if you want to make it a gravy add 1/2Cup)
Salt
Coconut Oil : 1tbsp
(you can add any vegetables of your choice : Ivy gourd(kovakka), broad beans(amara payaru), snake gourd(padavalanga), Ash gourd(ilavan) )



aviyal

Method :

1. Wash and cut the vegetables lengthwise(1.5inch long & 1/2cm thickness).

2. In a kadai add tapioca, yam, a pinch of turmeric powder, and approximately 2cups of water. Boil tiil they are 50% cooked and then add remaining vegetables, salt, 1green chilly and 1spring of curry leaves. Cook till they are done and water evaporates completely.Do not overcook.

3. Using a mixer grind together shallots, green chillies, curry leaves, cumin seeds and 1.4tsp turmeric powder. Now add coconut and just coarse grind it. (Do not make it a paste). Add slightly beaten curd to this coconut mixture and add to the cooked vegetables. Stir well without breaking the cooked vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn of the flame and pour the coconut oil over the aviyal. Combine well and close with a tight lid for another 1minute.

4. Garnish with curry leaves and serve this Kerala sadya special Aviyal with hot rice, paapad and pickle :)


aviyal


13 comments:

  1. Adipoli aviyal,perfectly made..love it

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  2. looks simple and delicious!

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  3. my fav...aviyal and i make it like this......wow clicks...send in ur recipe for the black pepper event at my blog

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  4. Love this with sambar saadam. Yummy

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  5. Aviyal looks simply great. Wonderfully prepared.
    Deepa
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.in/2012/04/open-faced-sandwich.html

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  6. Lovely; we dont add cumin in our avial recipe. I love both versions! :-) Advance Vishu greetings.

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  7. I love the medley of colors coming from veggies and flavours.....simply yum recipe.....

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  8. Avial and Fish curry is one of my fav combo :)

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  9. My fav aviyal, been a long i had them..love it..

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  10. 3 Researches SHOW How Coconut Oil Kills Fat.

    This means that you actually burn fat by eating Coconut Fats (including coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 researches from big medical journals are sure to turn the conventional nutrition world around!

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