Aviyal (Mixed vegetables in coconut yogurt gravy)

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Aviyal is a dish very popular in my hometown and is made with mixed vegetables in coconut and yogurt gravy. The vegetables that are usually added to the dish are drumstick, raw bananas, yam, white melon, pumpkin, carrot and beans.This dish is also served as part of the sadya (banquet) during festivals and occasions.It has a unique taste and is also very healthy.

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups of mixed vegetables cut length wise (carrots, beans, drumstick,white melon,pumpkin,yam)
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 2 cups yogurt
  •  2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • curry leaves
  • 2 tsp coconut oil

Directions

  1. Boil the vegetables with turmeric and salt in just about little water.
  2. Grind coconut, yogurt and cumin to a coarse paste.
  3. Add the ground paste to the cooked vegetables and simmer for a while.
  4. Add salt to taste , curry leaves and add a few drops of oil.
  5. Aviyal is ready to be served and can be eaten with rice or rotis. Happy Cooking, Enjoy !

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18 Comments Add yours

  1. So brilliantly simple! Just the thought of this dish makes me hungry. I think you just helped me figure out dinner tonight. 🙂

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thank you so much ! Happy to hear that ,yes indeed! very simple and easy to make and tastes great, am sure you will love it!

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  2. I love both yogurt and coconut, but usually use them together in sweet dishes. I love this savory combination! Hope to try it soon. 🙂

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thanks so much Ronit!I am sure you will love the savory combination of this dish, the veggies ,yogurt and coconut mixture gives a nice unique flavor.

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  3. I loved Aviyal…had eaten in one restaurant and always wanted to make it myself..now i got the perfect recipe..Thank you so much for sharing and lovely presentation !!

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    1. InspiresN says:

      So happy to hear that. Thank you so much Anshu!

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  4. Lathiya says:

    Love aviyal..my version is little deviate from this.. this looks yum

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thank you Lathiya, yes I have seen and had different versions of this recipe as well 🙂

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  5. Lavs Raj says:

    One of my favourites.. 😀 your recipe looks yummy!!

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  6. Megala says:

    Sambar & aviyal, my all time favorite, it looks creamy and delicious!

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thanks dear , yes sambar and aviyal is a great combination !

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  7. Jyoti Rao :) says:

    Looks delicious 🙂

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thank you so much!

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thank you so much Deepa!

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  8. Lovely recipe. I have had aviyal many times in Delhi

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    1. InspiresN says:

      Thank you Pooja! It is quite simple to make.

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