Sunday, 21 February 2010

Achinga Chemmeen Ettu Ularthiyathu/Long Beans-Prawns Stir Fry

Adding prawns into veg stir fries is quite popular in Cochin.  Should be an invention from a clever, innovative granny who tried to trick her family into eating more greens.  Who can abandon prawns, even if they are peeping out of greens!!!


You will need...
Achinga/Long Beans - 500 gms cut into 1 inch long pieces
Small prawns/cocktail prawns - 100 gms
Onion - 1 sliced
Green Chillies - 2-3 slitted lengthwise
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Chilli flakes - 1 tsp
Shallots - few sliced
Curry leaves - few
Salt - to taste
Oil

Peel and cook prawns with little salt and turmeric. Keep aside.  Cover and cook long beans with sliced onions, green chillies, few drops of oil, salt and turmeric powder in medium heat until half cooked. In a thick bottomed pan heat oil and saute shallots and curry leaves. Add chilli flakes and saute for one minute. Add prawns and cooked beans.  Stir fry until dry.  Serve hot.

43 comments:

  1. That's a classy combo..BTW puthiya profile pic adipoli aayittundu ketto :-)

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  2. Dear Cicily
    Very nice dish indeed , very new to me , will try. I normaly make some thing like this but only with a kala Jeera seasoning and lot of garlic , turmaric and green chili.
    will try this one as soon as i am back home
    Have a nice week ahead

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  3. love this combo.. never had it before but looks absolutely delicious!

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  4. Awesome combo. Nice colorful side dish!

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  5. thanx for visiting me...this recipe luks very tempting to me n can say its healthy too.

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  6. Thats a nice combo! Will try this out!

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  7. Nice combination dear...Ithuvare try cheythitilla ithu..Looks yummy....

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  8. Looks very tasty....nice combination...

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  9. Unique combo but sure would be delicious..nice click cicily

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  10. Hey Cicly
    Thanx a lot for visiting & following kothiyavunu and leading me to ur lovely space..:)
    kidilam combination..enikku try cheyyanam..nice clik keto.

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  11. adipoli,kandittu kothiyakunnu

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  12. never had this combo before but it sounds so delicious!yeah..great way to add in more greens!

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  13. ahaaaa....marvellous cicily...

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  14. Thanks a lot for visiting and following Hamaree rasoi (Our Kitchen) and leading me to your lovely space. Glad to follow you....
    Keep visiting....
    Deepa
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/

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  15. This dish looks delicious, best way to cook with vegetable....

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  16. Tempting dish, love to have some hot rice immediately!!

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  17. perfect and yummy prawns, dear...love to have it anytime!

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  18. Looks very colourful and delicious..

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  19. thts a nice combination....and very nice presentation...

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  20. Hola Cicily,found my way to ur wonderful world thru PJ"s blog and must say love ur eliciousness here ...very muc so.....lovely food and love the indian flavours -love indian food yeah dont we all do?

    Cheers and happy day to u.....

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  21. this is very new combo!!!
    luks perfect and delish

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  22. Never tried this combo..sounds yummmm

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  23. vishakunnu kandituu..nalla presentation..ethokke theerno..?puthiya pic nannayitundu..

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  24. I cook beans a lot but this idea of adding prawns to it sounds great. the dish looks lovely great with a bowl of rice.

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  25. interesting combo...i don get long beans here though :(

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  26. My mom also makes like side dishes with shrimps...your looks so delicious tempting :)

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  27. looks delicious , haven't heard about the combo,but will try soon. i have an award waiting for you, pls visit my blog and collect it.

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  28. Nice combo... looks colorful and yummm.

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  29. wo cicily very nice combo...lokks yummy

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  30. I too add prawns to some veggies..It gives an extra taste..mhm...but never tried with achinga :)

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  31. Never tried this combination..mouthwatering!

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  32. kidilam combo ketto... never tried it though... looks really good

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  33. wow! good combo must be really tasty.. great to knw that you r from cochin ..i am also from cochin :)

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  34. My fav long beans! Here U are...niceeee! ;)

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  35. Very yummy combo, excellent click:)

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  36. Never tried this combination - looks delicious .I will try it next time I get achinga .

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  37. good idea..i have never tried this combination .have to try this wonderful recipe....Looks so tempting...

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  38. would love to try this.. looks yummy...

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