Avial
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Prep: 15 minutes

cook

Cook: 20 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Main Course

Main Course

Type: South Indian

A favourite of the South Indians, this mixed vegetable dish is full of flavour

Ingredients

  • Medium carrot 1
  • Ash gourd (petha) ¼
  • Medium raw banana 1
  • Drumsticks 2
  • Medium potatoes 2
  • String beans 7 to 8
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coconut oil 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves 15 to 20
  • Fresh coconut, scraped ½ cup
  • Red chilli powder ¼ tsp
  • Green chillies, chopped 1 tsp

Methods

  • Peel carrot, ash gourd, raw banana, drumsticks and potatoes and cut into 1 inch pieces. String the beans and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • Boil these vegetables in sufficient water with salt and turmeric powder in a deep non-stick pan till just done. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat coconut oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and saute till seeds splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, coconut, salt, red chilli powder and green chillies and mix well.
  • Add boiled vegetables and toss till all the vegetables are well coated.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot with rice and sambhar.