Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Aviyal-North Kerala Style





Green plantain(pacha kaya)-1


Long Beans-2

Cucumber(vellarikka)-small portion

Chilly Powder-1/4 tsp

Turmeric Powder-1/2tsp

Green chilly -2

Curry Leaves-few

Coconut Oil-


Salt-To Taste

Small Onions -8nos

Cumin seeds(jeera)-1/4tsp

Grated Coconut -1

(U can use more or less vegetables )


At first cut all the vegetables length wise of 1 inch length ..Put all the vegetables into a cooking pan and add turmeric powder,chilly powder ,salt ,curry leaves ,1tsp of coconut oil and water upto 3/4 of the vegetables.close the lid and cook it in a medium heat and stir in between..when the vegetables are 3/4 cooked turn of the gas..

In a blender grind grated coconut ,small onions,green chillies,cumin seeds,curry leaves(5no) ..Dont grind too much ..Here we dont need to grind as a fine paste ….

Then add this paste to the vegetables and mix well and cook for few mins in a low heat ..Don`t overcook …When done add curd and mix well..Now garnish with coconut oil and curry leaves and close the pan with lid for few mins and let the aroma spread into the curry ..Then transfer the aviyal into a serving dish and decorate with curry leaves…


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