Aviyal /Avial Recipe

Avial is traditional kerala dish which is combination of a wide varieties of vegetables.It is a very common dish in kerala and one of the major dish in the Kerala Sadya/Feast.As it contains all the vegetables it is one of the wholesome healthy dish.



  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/2 cup Elephant yam
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 raw Plantain
  • 1 Drumstick
  • 1 Potato
  • 4 Beans
  • 4 Ivy gourd
  • 4 Green chilly
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 cup Curd/yogurt
  • Salt
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

If you like you can also add few pieces of Bitter gourd into it .


  • Cut the vegetables into  2 inch lengthwise pieces.
  • Grind the coconut with cumin seeds,green chillies and curryleaves in a Mixer Grinder.
  • Place all the vegetables in a Pressure Cooker, add turmeric powder and salt.Add only one cup of water.If you add more water ,the avial become more gravy.Now cook for one whistle.
  •  Now place cooke vegetables in a Kadai.Add the ground mixture into it and boil.
  • Add curry leaves.
  • Add coconut oil into it  and turn of the flame.
  • After cooling ,add curd /yogurt into this mixture and mix well.
  • Now the Kerala Aviyal is ready to serve.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Avial is my favorite out of everything! The aviyal you have prepared looks delicious! Ours is a little less flowy/liquidy and looks more green than yellow. Must be the varying amount of coconut+water we add?
    I’ll just mention I’m so glad this blog exists. 😀

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    1. Thank you so much Parvathy

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