Aviyal (Avial)


Poosanikkaai (pumpkin) - 250 gm
Parangikaai (yellow pumpkin) - 100 gm
Carrot - 100 gm
Beans - 50 gm
Sarkaraivelli (Sweet potato) - 100 gm
Chow chow - 1
Potato - 100 gm
Salt - 2 teaspoon

Grated coconut (thuruviya thengaai) - 1 cup
Green chilly - 4
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Coconut oil - 2 teaspoon
Mustard - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves (karuveppilai)


  1. Grind chilly, coconut and jeera in a mixer grinder. Don't grind too nicely
  2. Chop all vegetables
  3. Heat 2 tumblers of water in a vessel
  4. Add all the chopped vegetables
  5. Allow it to boil until the vegetables are cooked (touch to check the consistency)
  6. Frequently stir so that all vegetables are properly cooked
  7. Add the salt and mix thoroughly
  8. Allow it to boil for 2 minutes
  9. Add the grinded ingredients and allow to boil for 5 minutes. Stir frequently
  10. Turn off the stove
  11. In a separate pan, add 1 spoon of coconut oil and heat. Add mustard and allow it to burst. Add curry leaves
  12. Add this to the aviyal vessel
  13. Add 1 spoon of coconut oil to aviyal and mix
  14. Let the aviyal cool down. Add 1 tumbler of curd and 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  15. Mix thoroughly
  16. Curd can also be added just before you start eating, so that the aviyal will not turn sour.

1 comment:

  1. Please do not pollute the authentic recipe. Carrot, beans, chow chow, potato are not used in traditional recipe.