Mochai Avarai Poriyal

mochai poriayal

Mochai and Avarai can be cooked together and tastes so good especially when had with dhal rice and sambar rice.A simple vegetable curry with few ingredients and pressure cooked within few minutes.Very healthy vegetable curry with the goodness of Avarai and Mochai together.Do try this simple healthy, poriyal at home and serve for lunch.





2 cups avarai

1/2 cup mochai

1 onion (chopped)

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp urad dhal

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp chili powder

2 tsp oil

2 tsp rice flour

A sprig of curry leaves

Salt to taste

Water as required


Wash and chop the avaraikai into 3 pieces each one .Heat oil in a pan,add urad dhal ,mustard seeds,curry leaves and let it splutter.Then add the onions and saute for a minute.

saute onions

Now add the avaraikai,mochai and saute for a minute.

add avarai and mochai

Then add turmeric powder,chili powder,salt and water.

add water,turmeric powder,chili powder and salt

Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.Switch off the flame.

pressure cook for 4 whistles

Open the lid ,switch on the flame to medium and add rice flour.Mix well and cook for 3 more minutes.

add rice flour

Serve with steamed rice,sambar or dhal.

avarai poriyal

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