Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min

Avial (Aviyal) is a popular dish in Kerala made with mixed vegetables, coconut, and yogurt. It is an easy and simple side dish to make in 30 minutes.


    • 100 gms GREEN BEANS
    • 100 gms CARROTS RAW
    • 75 gms POTATO
    • 0.25 cup SHREDDED COCONUT
    • 2 tbsp PLAIN YOGURT
    • 1 no GREEN CHILIES
    • 0.50 tsp CUMIN SEED
    • 1 tsp SALT TABLE
    • 0.25 tsp TURMERIC POWDER
    • 0.50 cup WATER
    • 1 tsp COCONUT OIL
    • 5 no CURRY LEAVES


1Peel and chop the potato, carrot and green beans into small pieces. In a blender or mixer grind the shredded coconut, cumin seeds, and green chilies together until smooth and keep it aside until needed.

2In a pan add chopped potato, green beans, carrot, salt, water and turmeric powder. Cover and cook until the vegetables get 3/4 done.

3Uncover the lid and add the grounded coconut mixture. Cover and cook until the vegetables become soft (but not mushy). You should taste each and every piece of the vegetable in avial or aviyal).

4Add yogurt and mix well. Check for the salt and remove from a heat immediately. In a small skillet heat coconut oil, add curry leaves and add it to the avial(aviyal).