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Achinga Ularthiyathu (Stir fried Long Green Beans)

Here is the recipe of�Achinga Ularthiyathu (Stir fried Long Green Beans), a traditional Kerala dry�side dish that goes well with rice


  • 500 gms green beans Long
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 4 Shallots
  • - 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Chop the beans into 1" length pieces.
  • In a pan add the beans along with salt and a few tablespoons of water.
  • Cover and cook on low heat till the beans is cooked and the liquid dries up.
  • Make sure it doesn't turn mushy.
  • Keep aside
  • Crush the shallots and garlic on a mortar and pestle and kep aside.
  • In another pan, heat oil.
  • Add mustard seeds.
  • When they start to splutter, add the curry leaves followed by the crushed shallots and garlic.
  • Stir for a few seconds.
  • Add the chilli powder and turmeric powder and stir for 10 secs.
  • Add the cooked beans and mix well.
  • Let cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Switch off heat and serve with rice.