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Chinese long beans stir fry (payar mezhukupuratti)

The long runner beans, commonly known as Chinese long beans is found in India too. Here is a recipe using these beans from Kerala. It is very easy to prepare & is a wonderful side dish to any rice & curry/dal.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Lb. Long beans
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric
  • 1/2 Tsp. Red chilli flakes
  • 3/4 Tsp. Salt or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil (coconut oil can be used for authentic taste)

Preparation

  1. Cut long beans into 1" pieces and slit the green chillies lengthwise.
  2. Put the beans in a medium pan & add salt, turmeric, red chilli flakes & slit green chillies. Sprinkle a little water, about 2 tbsp. to the beans & mix well. Cover the pan & put this on medium flame to parboil the beans about 5 minutes. Then remove the lid & let the water drain completely.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan & stir fry the beans about 5 minutes until nice & crispy.

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Preparation Time is approximately 10 minutes.

Cooking Time is approximately 10 minutes.