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avarakkai poriyal

Avarakkai poriyal is a simple side dish for rice and sambar. It is very easy to make within minutes. It is also healthy and rich in proteins and dietary fibers. You can add grated coconut or grounded peanuts to it.

avarakkai poriyal

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avarakkai poriyal

Total time required : 15 minutes

No. Of serving : 2


  • Avarakkai – 250 gms
  • Onion – 1
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Sambar powder – 1 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 3 tbsp
  • Red chilli – 4
  • Salt – as required
  • Oil – 1 tsp


1. Wash and chop Avarakkai into small pieces. Heat a pan with oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

2. Once it splutters, add red chilli and chopped onion. Saute until translucent.

3. Add the avarakkai to it. Add turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt along with required water.

4. Mix and cook covered until avarakkai gets well cooked and all the water evaporates.

avarakkai poriyal

5. Add grated coconut to it and mix well. The quick avarakkai poriyal is ready.

avarakkai poriyal

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