Achinga Payar Thoran - Yard Long Beans With Coconut


Its been some time since I posted a favorite of Vazhayila ; a thoran. As you all know N loves it and its a must have with rice and curry. 

I am not planning to fill you with my blah blah today , as I have nothing much to write about , words are not  flowing as it always used to. 
I have been reading a lot , I mean a lot these days and even then nothing to write about :(. Its just the screen staring at me :)....What better time to clear out my drafts than this ? okie Straight to the recipe now ......

Recipe for Achinga payaru/Pacha Payaru Thoran -

Ingredients:-
Achinga payaru/Pacha Payaru/ Yard long beans - 1 bunch( 1 kettu or pidi, usually that comes around 1/2 lb in Indian grocery stores here)
Grated coconut - 2 table spoon to 1/4 cup
Shallots - 3-4 or half of a small onion
Garlic - 2 cloves
Green chili chopped - 2
Dried red chili - 1
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Salt

Clean and chop the beans in very small circles.
Crush Shallots, garlic and green chili in a mortar and pestle.
Add coconut to it and mix well with your hands.
Heat oil in a pan and add Mustard seeds.When they pop up add dried red chile and curry leaves
Add Chopped beans and salt and mix well.
Sprinkle 3 table spoons of water , keep everything to the centre and cook it covered for 4-5 minutes or till it is dry and the beans cooked.
Add coconut mixture and toss well.Saute for a couple of minutes or till it is dry and done.
Serve warm with rice.

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Cheers
Sarah

51 comments:

Rachu said...

Great one.. I grind coconut + Cumin and then add..! It does make up for a real mom made food feel :D

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Suja Sugathan said...

This is delicious,love achinga payar thoran,enikku evide kittunilla:(

Shanavi said...

Very healthy recipe Sarah.. Looks good and good clicks

Ms.Chitchat said...

Love to have thoran with sambar and rice, perfect chopping,nice click.

Smitha said...

good one dear!...love the dish...goes good with rice anytime!...with vadiyums!
Smitha
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An Open Book said...

next time i get hold of some payar i shall try this out

Swathi said...

Achinga payaru thoran adipoli. nalla click.

Sowmya said...

Yummy thoran.....been missing your thorans and there it is!

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divya said...

Yummy and healthy thoran.. So good....great clicks...

Gulmohar said...

Lovely..Here it's hard to find the fresh "pachappayar" :(

Pavithra said...

I love love love it..pictures , dish and the freshness. Amazing pictures as always.

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said...

Wow... love love the clicks :)
beautiful recipe and yummmy pictures :)

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Simple and beautiful... Adore your clicks..

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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Thoran looks so yummy and healthy. Great combination.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Rumana Rawat said...

This is delicious,love achinga payar thoran and the picture is superb:)

aipi said...

Yum..very tempting pics n nice recipe too!

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Treat and Trick said...

Easy and yummy! Your presentation is just amazing...

Rekha shoban said...

simple n healthy thoran!!nice click!!

Prathibha said...

Looks yummy..I too make it...

jeyashrisuresh said...

simple recipe with great click

Muraligeetham said...

Green , fresh Achinga thoran looks real tasty too..

Priti said...

Wonderful clicks...looks too gud I like to have this with rasam n rice..

Rookie Qookie said...

I love payar thoran, especially with moru curry and fish :)

Cheers,
Reshmi

RAKS KITCHEN said...

I recently tried cooking this after so long time,loved it,gorgeous pics as always!

sanjeeta kk said...

My fave. curry..beans with grated coconut! Lovely click.

Zareena said...

Wow Sarah, The clicks are soo tempting. Yard long beans in the form of mezhukkupuratti or thoran I love them a lot. Your lovely snaps made me hungry :-(

Aruna Manikandan said...

Healthy delicious curry dear...
amazing clicks :)

Sushma Mallya said...

looks amazing I just love toran which we say ukpari in our language ....urs look yummy!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Lovely clicks...and yummy thoran

Leena said...

Yummy side dish...lovely presentation!

Tessy Flemin said...

Good one.. We add turmeric+cumin along with coconut.. even though this is a common dish , keep going..

Suman Singh said...

looks yummy! love this kind of stir fry..they are easy, healthy and delicious at the same time..thanks for sharing!

Madhu said...

Sarah, you wouldnt believe it! Last night I chopped some beans intending to make this Thoran (Poriyal, like we call). Good that you posted this recipe. I will just link my page to yours after I am done :)

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Looks yummy and delicious..awesome clicks !!!!

Biren @ Roti n Rice said...

Your thorans always look so tasty. I like long beans and I know I will like this dish.

Nostalgia said...

I am a huge fan of thoran myself. I need to have it. Tell me what you are reading these days.

Happy Cook said...

Love thoran and this looks so so good.

Kairali sisters said...

Kidu toran, njan ethu avre thoran akkitila achinga konde epolum stir fry anu. one thing i miss here :-(

Nithya said...

Simply and yummy stir fry :)

Mrs K said...

hey Sarah,it is good to know you have been reading a lot :) This dish looks so very comforting & the pictures you capture are simply The Best!!!

Priya said...

Simply delicious, i can have this thoran with curd rice..

Priya's Feast said...

Wonderful click as always....Luks super delicious..

Plateful said...

Love thorans, esp this one with payar. Nice pictures, as usual!

Torviewtoronto said...

one of our favourite ways to eat vegetable looks fabulous

Jisha Dil said...

yummy!!...I love this thoran!!...:)

Madhavi said...

Very nice recipe sarah..super clicks, delicious post!!

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

Sarah.... adipoli aayittundu... :)

Rajani@eatwritethink said...

i think its my first time here! love your blog... ive never had thoran made of achingya.. always mezhukkuporatti. but always a first time to everything i guess!

Yummy Team said...

Njanum ee thorante fan annu..pakshe evide nalla achinga payar kittarilla..Lovely clicks!

Padhu said...

My favorite thoran .Love to have it with rice.Lovely pic

Anonymous said...

Yet another simple yet tasty recipe which made me a star in my husband's eyes. Thank you for posting!!

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