Aviyal – Mixed vegetable gravy with coconut – Spicy Kerala style gravy

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PREP TIME: 5 Mins

COOKING TIME: 15 Mins

Ingredients – to grind

Green Chilli – 6

Grated Coconut – 3 tablespoons

Cumin Seeds – 2 teaspoons

Ingredients – for gravy

Mixed vegetables – 1 cup (carrot, potato, plantain, cauliflower, cucumber, drumstick, mango and beans cut into cubes/2 inch pieces)

Turmeric powder – ¼ tea spoon

Oil – 2 teaspoons (coconut oil or canola oil)

Curry leaves – 20 leaves

Salt – to taste

Procedure

STEP 1: Heat water in a wok, add all the vegetables except cauliflower. Cover and cook until the vegetables are half cooked.

STEP 2: Add washed cauliflower to the half cooked vegetables.

STEP 3: In a blender jar add cumin seeds, green chillies and coconut. Add ¼ cup of water and make a coarse paste.

STEP 4: Now add the green chilli-cumin-coconut mixture to the vegetables along with turmeric powder, salt and curry leaves.

STEP 5: Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the gravy thickens. Turn off the heat and sprinkle some curry leaves on top of the gravy.

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TIP: Vegetables like pumpkin, eggplant, squash and yam can also be used along with the above mentioned vegetables to make aviyal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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