cheera avial recipe | Spinach Avial recipe
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cheera avial recipe

spinach avial recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: kerala recipes, popular recipes of kerala
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 cup jackfruit seeds - sliced
  • 1 cup drumstick leaves
  • 1 no carrots - sliced and diced
  • 1/4 cup yellow pumpkin - sliced and diced
  • 1 cup beans and yard long beans - cut to 1 inch strips.
  • 1/4 cup white pumpkin - sliced and diced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 3 handful chopped spinach
  • 1 cup coconut - grated
  • 1 no green chilli
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup curd
  • 1 pinch chilli powder
  • 3-4 no small onions - crushed
  • 2-3 drops coconut oil


  • Add all the vegetables to the mud pot except spinach. Add salt, turmeric powder, and little water. 
  • mix well and let it cook closed until soft. 
  • Open and add the spinach, salt needed and cook it open until it shrinks. 
  • grind together coconut, green chilli and cumin seeds.
  • add the coconut paste and let it cook until raw smell leaves. 
  • lastly, mix together curd, salt and chilli powder and whisk well. add the curd to the pot. 
  • mix well and cook until it boils. 
  • put off and lastly add crushed small onions and coconut oil. 
  • mix well and serve hot.