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
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.