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.
- 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
- ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- curry leaves
- 2 tsp coconut oil
- Boil the vegetables with turmeric and salt in just about little water.
- Grind coconut, yogurt and cumin to a coarse paste.
- Add the ground paste to the cooked vegetables and simmer for a while.
- Add salt to taste , curry leaves and add a few drops of oil.
- Aviyal is ready to be served and can be eaten with rice or rotis. Happy Cooking, Enjoy !
So brilliantly simple! Just the thought of this dish makes me hungry. I think you just helped me figure out dinner tonight. 🙂
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!
Tasty Eats Ronit Penso
I love both yogurt and coconut, but usually use them together in sweet dishes. I love this savory combination! Hope to try it soon. 🙂
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.
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 !!
So happy to hear that. Thank you so much Anshu!
Love aviyal..my version is little deviate from this.. this looks yum
Thank you Lathiya, yes I have seen and had different versions of this recipe as well 🙂
One of my favourites.. 😀 your recipe looks yummy!!
Sambar & aviyal, my all time favorite, it looks creamy and delicious!
Thanks dear , yes sambar and aviyal is a great combination !
Jyoti Rao :)
Looks delicious 🙂
Thank you so much!
Thank you so much Deepa!
Lovely recipe. I have had aviyal many times in Delhi
Thank you Pooja! It is quite simple to make.
Food Express odisha
nvr tried this recipe but heared a lot about this. looking delicious.
Thank you very much, it is definitely liked by many !