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Avial Without Coconut

 Published 2015-Nov-22   Updated 2017-Dec-12

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Avial Without Coconut, Aviyal With Curd, Mixed Vegetable Curry With Curd)

This is a different version of avail without coconut. Those who cannot consume coconut due to cholesterol, this method comes in handy. In traditional avail, we do not use ginger garlic but here I have used. For tradition Kerala style avial recipe using coconut, go here.


  • Mixed Vegetables - 2 cups (I have used Red pumpkin, White pumpkin, Carrots, Snake gourd and Drumstick)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Garlic cloves - 2 cloves
  • Ginger piece - 1/4 " piece
  • Curd - 1.5 cup
  • Besan - 1 tsp
  • Rice powder - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coconut oil - 1 tsp


  1. Wash and cut the red pumpkin, white pumpkin, carrots and snake gourd into cubes or long pieces.  Cut the drumstick into 1.5" length.
  2. Coarsely crush the ginger, garlic and green chillies and keep aside.
  3. In a vessel, pour water and allow to boil. When it boils, add all the vegetables , salt, turmeric powder and the crushed green chili-ginger-garlic paste.
  4. Cover and allow it to cook till the vegetables are cooked.
  5. In the meantime, beat the curd with the besan and rice powder.
  6. When the vegetables are cooked, add this beaten curd.
  7. Stir and add the chilli powder, pepper powder and curry leaves.
  8. Drizzle the coconut oil on top and switch off.

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