Sunday, December 4, 2011


Carrot - 1 no
Beans - 6-7 nos
Potato - 1 ( medium size)
Banana(raw) - 1/2
Brinjal - 1
Channa Dal - 1 1/2 tbsp
Curd - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - pinch
To grind
Coconut (grated) - 4 tbsp
Green chilli - 2 nos(if your green chili is less hot,you can add more)
Garlic -1 pod
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Coconut Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard  - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 7-8 leaves

Soak the channa dal for 30 mins.

Cut all the vegetables lengthwise.After chopping put the brinjal and banana into water (it prevents the color changing).

In a sauce pan,heat the water (around 150ml) and add the channa dal.Once the channa dal is half-cooked add the vegetables except brinjal & banana.

Once the added vegetables is half-cooked add brinjal & banana.Adding the brinjal and banana at this stage prevents this vegetables from over cooking.

Once all the vegetables is 3/4 cooked, grind the chili,garlic & cumin and add into vegetables and also add turmeric powder. After the vegetables is cooked completely, grind the coconut into paste and add it.Leave it in the flame for 5 mins.

Finally add the curd,mix well and transfer it into another bowl.In the same pan , heat coconut oil and add mustard and urad dal.Once mustard splutter,add curry leaves and pour it into the aviyal and mix well.

Now the delicious aviyal is ready.

PS : you can add / remove water from the vegetable before adding chili paste for right consistency. 

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