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Festival : Onam Region : Kerala
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Last Updated: 8-12-2008
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Ingredients :

Bengal gram dal

- 1/2 cup

Pumpkin, snake gourd, Long runner beans, yam, Cucumber 

- 1/4 kg (all together)

Inner flesh of drum stick

- 1/2 cup

Grated coconut

- 1/2 cup

Turmeric powder

- 1/4 tsp

Green chillies

- 3 (split into 2)
Salt - to taste

Coconut oil

- 1/4 cup


- 1tsp

White gram dal

- 2dsp

Dried red chillies

- 3 (each sliced into 3)

Curry leaves

- 2sprigs


- 1dsp
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
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In this curry, a miscellaneous variety of vegetables and some Bengal gram are used. The difference between this and 'Aviyal' is that no tamarind is added. 


Cooking Method :

Cook the bengal gram dal with salt and water to a thick gravy. Clean and cut the vegetables into small pieces. Par boil the vegetables by steaming. Grind 1/2cup grated coconut and mix it with turmeric powder and green chillies. 

Heat oil and season mustard, white gram dal, dried red chillies and curry leaves. Add the ground coconut mixture. Saute for sometime, till the water dries. Add the cooked vegetables, salt and bengal gram dal. Saute well. 

Heat 1dsp ghee and fry the 1/4 cup grated coconut in it till golden brown. Add this to the koottucurry and mix well. 

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   Sebina Aslam, SAUDI ARABIAReplyPosted On:8/11/2010
Excellent taste.Wow .....
   Parvathi k, Kattupakkam, chennai 56ReplyPosted On:19/8/2010
Easy method to understand. thank you...