Avial

Any lunch meal in South India is incomplete without aviyal (Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Gravy). Most of the traditional Indian recipes use assorted grains, pulses, vegetables, or fruits. Nowadays nutritionists recommend to include variety of  vegetables/ pulses/ grains/ fruits in our diet as it prevents vitamin & mineral deficiency; hence it is a good practice to…

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Broad Beans Poriyal

Avarakkai poriyal (Broad beans poriyal) is a delicious yet nutritious side dish that goes well with sambar, rasam or morkuzhambu.  Kids also like this vegetable mainly for the tasty beans inside. Health Benefits: Indian broad beans (avarakkai) are good sources of calcium, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and iron. They also contain some dietary fiber and vitamin…