Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Achinga Mezhukkuvaratty ( String beans)


Achinga payar ( Sting beans) -1 bunch
Shallots - 10 nos (
Coconut Slices - 1/2 cup
Green chilly -4 nos
Oil -1 table spoon
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Mustard seed -1 teaspoon


Cut stirng beans into 1 inch pieces mix with some salt and green chillies and keep it aside.Take a pan to flame pour oil into it, splutter mustard, add curry leaves then sliced coconut pieces to it and saute well till coconut become slight golden colour. Then add sliced shallots ( cut length wise) & saute it for a while. Add sliced string beans to it,add 2 table spoon of water and mix it well  .Then bring all the mixture towrds the centre of the pan and close with a lid and cook in low flame for 10 min. Then saute it for little time to get the beans get little dried up and shrink.Dish ready!!!!