Avial with Black/Red Rice

Avial With Black/ Red Rice




A traditional south Indian delicacy, avial with red rice is a popular Kerala dish that comes with the goodness of a host of vegetables like drumsticks, potatoes, raw banana, raw mango and carrots along with green chillies. Served with black/red rice, this is a perfect lunch recipe to prepare at home.

For rice:

1 cup Qidhan black or Red rice
7 cups water

For Avial:

1 Potato
2 Carrots

1 Raw banana

2 Drumsticks

Small raw mango (one piece)
1 tbsp sour curd

5 Bean sticks

1 large onion


1 tsp turmeric

1 cup water

Avial with Black/Red Rice


1.Boil red rice in 7 cups of water for an hour.

2.Boil potatoes and carrots separately and keep aside.

3.Take some water in a saucepan. Add chopped raw banana, drumsticks, beans, onion and raw mango.

4.Then season with salt and turmeric powder. Stir well and let it steam for 2-3 minutes.

5.Then add green chillies, coconut oil and mustard seeds.

6.Once the vegetables are steamed, add the boiled potato and carrot along with some curd.

7.Finally add mustard seeds with coconut oil and mix it well.

Avial with Black/Red Rice