Kaya – Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti / Raw Plantain and Long Runner Beans Stir-fry

Kaya Achingapayar Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients (Serves 5 )

1. Ethakka / raw plantain / nenthrakkaya – 1 large, sliced lengthwise and cut into 1/4 inch pieces

Achinga payar – A handful or 15 – 20 , cut into 1.5 inch pieces

Green chilies – 4 – 5, slit

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – To taste

Water – 1/4 – 1/2 cup or as required

2. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp or as required

Method

1. Place the kaya and achinga payar pieces and green chilies in a deep pan. Add 1/4 – 1/2 cup water, turmeric powder and salt. Cover and cook until done, about 15 minutes at medium heat, until water is evaporated completely.

2.  Drizzle some oil in the same pan or heat oil in another pan, add the cooked kaya and achinga payar and stir-fry for 4 – 5 minutes. Serve with rice and an ozhichu curry/ any gravy.

Tips

1. Crushed red chilies (1/2 tsp) and crushed pearl onions (4-5) can be added for an extra taste. Add them while stir-frying (step 2)

Kaya and Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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