Long beans stir fry / Payar Mezhukkuperatty


An easy and simple stir fry of long beans you can serve with hot rice. This a very usual and common side dish of rice in Kerala.


  • Long Beans – 250 gram
  • Onion- 1
  • Green chily – 3
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Coconut oil
  • Salt


  1. Wash and remove top and tail of the beans. Cut them length wise.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan add long beans, salt, green chilies, turmeric powder and little water .Cover and cook it on low fame.
  3. Heat oil in another pan and saute the chopped onion. Add curry leaves. Add the cooked long beans and stir it for a couple of minutes.


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