Payer Upperi (Long Beans, Kerala Style)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Cowpea (long/snake beans) - 1/2 kg, chopped.
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup.
  • oil - 1 tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Dry red chillies - 4, broken into pieces.
  • Onion - 1/2 cup, chopped.
  • Curry leaves.
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Payer Upperi (Long Beans, Kerala Style)

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When they splutter, add chillies.
  • Add curry leaves and onion.
  • Fry onion till brown.
  • Add cowpeas and salt.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and cook covered on a low flame till the beans are cooked and the water evaporates.
  • Add coconut and saute.
  • Serve with rice.