Thursday, March 31, 2011

Aviyal

Aviyal is mixed veggies cooked in a thick coconut paste. It is a Kerala recipe and tastes good with Appam Dosas......


Serves 6 

Category - Lunch / Evening snack/ Dinner 


Dice the veggies about 2 inches thick : Potatoes - 70g / Carrots - 50g / Red potatoes - 50g

Cut the veggies to 1 inches lengthwise : Green Beans - 100g / Green Plantain - 1No./ Drumsticks - 50g

Grind to Thick paste : Turmeric powder - 5g / Green Chillies - 3 to 4Nos. / grated fresh coconut - 150g/                                                                            Cumin - 2tsp


Yogurt - 250g (whisk and keep aside)  
Salt to taste

For Tempering : Coconut Oil - 2tsp / Curry leaves

Wash and clean all the veggies and cut accordingly.........

In a thick bottom pan place all the veggies(except plantain) and add just enough water to cover. Sprinkle salt and cook on medium flame.

When they are partly add the plantain and cook further till all the veggies are tender. Add water if necessary. 

Now put off the flame and add in the whisked yogurt. Mix through and put on the flame to medium heat. simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Then add the ground paste, mix and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes.

Lastly garnish with the tempering and serve hot.