Aviyal is one of the traditional side dish of Kerala which goes well with plain rice.Its a mix of vegetables and ground coconut masala. In Kerala for all sadyas this curry is a must. In Tamil Nadu Ada dosa and aviyal is a great combo.
We can make this aviyal as a thick side dish or little gravy type. Here I am giving you the recipe for gravy type aviyal.
Preparation time approx 30 minutes
- 200 grams white pumpkin
- 100 gram long guard
- 1 raw banana
- 100 grams egg plant or suran.
- 1 drumstick
- 2 long beans
- 1/2 raw mango or soak little tamarind in water and squeeze the juice. 5 tbsp
- 9 to 10 green chillies or add half red chillies.
- Curry leaves
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 1/2 grated coconut
- 1/2 tsp jeera
Cut all the vegetables thin long slices. Peel mango and cut in to long slices
In a pressure cooker add 3/4 cup water and add all the vegetables. Cook for 3 whistles. Remove the pressure manually.
Grind coconut ,jeera and green chillies using little water. ( if you are using red chillies you can add now )
Add the grounded coconut to cooked veggies. Just boil. Do not cook long time after adding coconut.
Add curry leaves and coconut oil
Serve with rice or Ada dosa