Long beans and yam stir fry

 Achinga and Chena Mezhukkupuratti


  1. Chena/Suran (Elephant Foot Yam) – 200gms, cut into small cubes
  2. Achinga Payar ( long beans ) – 200 gms, cut into ½ inch length
  3. Onion chopped – 2 tbspoon ( for better taste, use small onion/ shallots chopped)
  4. Red chili powder – ½ tsp
  5. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  6. Salt
  7. Curry leaves
  8. oil


  1. Cook the cleaned yam pieces, long beans with chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and with enough water till it’s tender & no more water remains in the pan.( Make sure you don’t overcook them)
  2. Fry chopped onions and curry leaves in oil till onions turn brown and leaves crispy
  3. Add fried items to the pan with yam, continue to cook on low flame for 5-10 mins, stirring in between carefully till it is roasted and dry. Remove from fire.
  4. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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