Vegetable stew


Vegetable stew avial is traditional side dish Kerala but my recipe is not authentic i have made with some change.Vegetable stew avial is  delicious preparation with the combination of vegetable, coconut, and tamarind.


what we need

1 cup bottle gourd(lauki) peeled can chop in cube

1 potato boiled and chopped in cube

2 tomato chopped

4 tbsp. fresh grated coconut

2-3 green chili

1 tsp. roasted cumin seeds

1 tsp. sambar masala or curry powder or turmeric powder

2 tbsp. oil

1 pinch asafoetida (hing)

½ tsp. mustard seed

2 cup water

1 tsp. tamarind paste

2 tbsp. curd

2 whole red chili

Few curry leaves

How to make

Firstly  grind coconut, cumin seed, green chili with little water make smooth paste keep aside.

In a heavy  bottom pan, heat 1 tbsp. oil once oil is hot, add coconut paste and sambar masala stir and cook for a 3-4 minute now add chopped bottle gourd stir for a 3-4 minute, add water and salt, cook 5 minutes on medium heat,  stir well add potato  and chopped tomato stir well and again cook for 5 minutes. Now add curd and tamarind paste, stir well cook another 3-4 minute and turn off heat.

Heat oil in a small wok once oil add hot mustard seed, whole red chili, and curry leaves and hing when they start to crackle add into avial Serve hot with rice or you can enjoy like soup.Vegetable idli tastes great with  avial.

You can take any vegetable of your choice.