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Long beans stir fry (Payar Thoran )
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

Long beans stir fry (Payar Thoran )A delicious stir fry vegetarian dish made with long beans and shredded coconut, recipe based on Indian cuisine and perfectly goes with  rice or rotis .

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: long beans stir fry, payar thoran
  • ½  onion diced
  • 4 cups A bunch of longbeans cut into small pieces
  • 3-4 Thai green chillies
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut fresh or frozen
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 4-5 tbsp vegetable oil
  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for it to splutter

  2. Add onions, green chillies  and sautée  for a while

  3. Next add the shredded coconut, turmeric powder(if using) and sautée again

  4. Finally, add the long beans and salt and keep frying till it wilts a little

  5. Add salt to taste and about a quarter cup water

  6. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 10 minutes

  7. Keep checking from time to time and make sure not to burn or overcook it

  8. Finally, add the curry leaves and fry for 2 more minutes

  9. Switch off the flame, long beans stir fry is ready to be served!