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.
Add crushed chilly flakes,turmeric powder and saute until raw smell is gone.
Add the chopped beans and mix well. Sprinkle some water; cover and cook until beans is cooked.
Open the lid and stir fry until slightly browned. Serve with rice.