Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

Kerala style long beans stir fry with spices, ginger and garlic. A quick and healthy dish that can be served with rice. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :)

Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)Kerala style long beans stir fry with spices, ginger and garlic. A quick and healthy dish that can be served with rice. One of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya :) Don't add water while cooking long beans for better taste.

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisinekerala
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Total Time30 minutesPT0H30M

Ingredients

Long beans
500g
Coconut oil / Vegetable oil
Mustard seed
1/4 tsp
Curry leaves
1 sprig
Onion (medium)
1 number
Ginger(crushed)
1 tsp
Garlic (crushed)
1 tsp
Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp
Chilli powder
1 tbsp
Salt

Steps

  1. Cut long beans into 1.5 inch long pieces. If the beans are matured (slightly yellowish), take out the seeds and use only seeds. Thinly slice onion. You can also use shallots instead of onion.
    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet (Cast iron skillet works well). Splutter mustard seeds and then add curry leaves.
    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)
  3. Add chopped long beans, sliced onions, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Add 1 tsp oil and stir it well until well combined. Cover and cook. Don't add water. It naturally has a lot of water in it, which releases when they are cooked.
    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)
  4. Cook in medium heat until water gets almost dried up. Stir in between, otherwise it can get burnt. It might take around 15 - 20 minutes.
    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)
  5. Add 1- 2 tsp oil, saute it for around 5 minutes in medium flame until it gets roasted well. Serve with rice :)
    Kerala Style Long Beans Stir Fry (Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti)

Don't add water while cooking long beans for better taste.