Avial is one of the most popular dishes in Kanyakumari. It is basically a vegetable dish that can be very easily prepared at home. But to prepare this mouthwatering vegetable course certain ingredients are needed. A particular procedure should also be followed. Some of the ingredients that are used in this Vegetable Curry are as follows:

  1. Drumstick
  2. Potatoes
  3. Cumin
  4. Curd
  5. Yam
  6. Raw banana
  7. Beans
  8. Turmeric
  9. Carrot
  10. Coconut
    • Coconut oil
    • Green chillies
    • Curry Leaves
    • Salt
Though to make this curry all those above-mentioned ingredients are needed but since they are always available at market no one has to face any difficulty to collect those things. In the paragraph below the procedures to make Avial has been mentioned.

First wash and peel the vegetables and cut them to big pieces. Then grind green chilies, coconut and cumin together to a fine paste. Thereafter mix the curd well and boil the required vegetables in adequate water and add turmeric and salt. The ground ingredient should also be added with curry leaves and curds. The mixture is then boiled. Finally the fresh coconut oil is poured in the mixture and removed from the heat. This how Avial is prepared and is served hot.

Avial is basically a vegetable in coconut gravy that is highly preferred by the residents of Kanyakumari.This vegetable curry is delicious as well as easy to prepare.

Last Updated on 08/17/2011