Try this unique chicken avial

Try this unique chicken avial

Chicken avial is an extremely delicious dish which has the goodness of both chicken and vegetables. Green chillies are used in it for the right amount of heat. Though any vegetable of your choice can be added in this avial, it is better to avoid raw plantains. Check out the recipe of easy chicken avial:


200 gms chicken

¼ tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp salt

100 gms ash gourd

100 gms cluster beans

150 gms yam

1 coconut (grated)

5 green chillies

2 tbsp sour curd

Curry leaves

1 tsp coconut oil

½ cup water


Cook the chicken with turmeric powder and half teaspoon salt and water. It would only take 6 -7 minutes for the chicken to be cooked well

In a separate vessel, cook the ash gourd, cluster beans and yam with half tea spoon salt, with the lid on. Do not add water in it

Cook the vegetables for at least 10 minutes on simmer

Into it add the cooked chicken and cook for two minutes with the lid on

Crush the grated coconut and green chillies together, without adding water

Add this mixture into the chicken - vegetable mixture

Mix everything well together

Cook for five more minutes with the lid on

The coconut mixture would have mixed well with the chicken and vegetables by now

Into it add the sour curd and mix

Add the curry leaves and pour the coconut oil over the avial before taking it off the heat


Slice the chicken into long pieces. Chop the vegetables into thick cubes.

The comments posted here/below/in the given space are not on behalf of Onmanorama. The person posting the comment will be in sole ownership of its responsibility. According to the central government's IT rules, obscene or offensive statement made against a person, religion, community or nation is a punishable offense, and legal action would be taken against people who indulge in such activities.