പാലക്കാടൻ വെള്ള അവിയൽ / Palakkad Style Aviyal

This is a beautiful blend of colorful & nutritious veggies cooked to perfection & a very quintessential dish in the Kerala Sadya! Ingredients: Raw Plantain- 1, cut into long strips Yam – 1/4 cup, cut into long strips Green beans- 1/4 cup, cut into long strips Carrots- 1/4 cup, cut into strips Drumsticks- 3, cut

Kanyakumari Style Vendakka Aviyal

An easy side dish that is healthy and delicious to be served with steamed rice! Ingredients:Vendakka/ladies finger/okra – 1/2 kg, cut into medium rounds Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Onion-1, thinly slicedShallots – 5-6, thinly sliced Garlic- 3 pods Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp Curry leaves –

ഒടിയന്റെ മായയിൽ മത്തി അവിയൽ / Kerala Style Sardines In Coconut Gravy

Scrumptious sardines & raw mangoes cooked in grated coconut and flavored with aromatic curry leaves!   Ingredients: Sardines/mathi- 1/2 kg Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Raw mango – 1, cut into small cubes Shallots – 8-10. thinly sliced Green chilies – 3, finely chopped Garlic pods- 4 Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4

Iyengar Style Kovakka Avial / Ivy Gourd in Coconut Sauce

Relish this “effort-less” & delicious side dish that is seasoned in rich coconut sauce!   Ingredients: Kovakka/tindoora/ivy gourd – 10-12 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Grated coconut– 2 tbsp Jeera/cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Green chilies – 2 Curd – 1/2 cup Oil- As needed Curry Leaves – A sprig Salt – To taste Water-

Thakkali Muringakka Aviyal / Kerala Style Tomato & Drumsticks in Coconut Sauce

A sumptuous & finger-licking vegetarian dish that is amazingly delicious and healthy !      Ingredients: Tomatoes – 3, cut into 5-6 slices Drumsticks/muringakka – 1, cut into 3″ pieces Onion- 1, thinly sliced Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Garlic – 2 pods Jeera/cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1

Chettinad Avial / Chettinad Style Vegetable Stew

A healthy & delicious Chettinad delicacy that is a wholesome concoction of fresh vegetables flavored with mild spices and cooked in a stew of fresh coconut bringing out the best in the dish!     Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomatoes- 2, finely chopped Drumsticks- 2, cut into 1″ pieces Potato- 1, cut into small cubes

Avial-A mixture of vegetables, curd and coconut, seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves

Ingredients: Yam/Chena, chopped lengthwise – ¼ kg (approximately 1 cup) Brinjal, chopped lengthwise-2 Cucumber, chopped lengthwise -1 Carrot, chopped lengthwise -1 Raw Banana, chopped lengthwise -1 Drumstick, chopped lengthwise -1 Potatoes, chopped lengthwise-2 String beans, chopped lengthwise -5-6 Turmeric powder- ½ teaspoon Chilli powder-1/2 teaspoon Curd, beaten-3 tablespoon Salt-to taste Coconut oil-1teaspoon Curry leaves- 2