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Achinga payar (pacha payar) mezhukkupuratti / long beans stir fry

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- Achinga Payar/Long Beans :1/2 bunch
- Cheriya ulli/Shallots/Pearl onion :5-8 (crushed or finely sliced)
- Garlic :2 cloves (crushed)
- Crushed Red chilly flakes :1 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Curry leaves :1 sprig
- Green chillies :2 slit
- Mustard seeds :1/2 teaspoon
- Coconut oil/Cooking oil :2 tablespoons
- salt to taste


Step 1: Chop the achinga payar/long beans into 1" long pieces. Heat oil in a frying pan,add mustard seeds,when it splutters add the crushed garlic,shallots,green chillies,curry leaves and saute till it turns to lightly brown in colour.

Step 2: Add crushed chilly flakes,turmeric powder and saute until raw smell is gone.

Step 3: Add the chopped beans and mix well. Sprinkle some water; cover and cook until beans is cooked.

Step 4: Open the lid and stir fry until slightly browned. Serve with rice.

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3 / 5

Nini..good recipe

Posted the 20/05/2013, 08:35
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