Achinga (Payar) Thoran

RugminiKamalan R

Achinga (Payar) Thoran

Achinga (Payar) Thoran or Long Runner Beans Stir Fry is a delicious accompaniment with hot rice and is primarily termed and well known as a Sadhya dish. Achinga Thoran is a simple, tasty and nutritious dish that is very popular and prepared in almost all homes. Achinga (Payar) Thoran is unique and tasty with chopped long runner beans or payar blended well with a spicy coconut mixture. Green colored Long runner beans are a nutritious vegetable rich in vital nutrients required for human body. You can explore a well detailed Achinga (Payar) Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Achinga (Payar) Thoran, chop finely the beans, onions and green chillies.
  • Grind together coconut, turmeric powder, green chillies and curry leaves into a coarse form.
  • :- Do not add water while grinding.
  • Mix together the chopped items along with the coconut mixture and salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the beans mixture and mix well.
  • Sprinkle a little water on top and cover it with a lid.
  • Cook on a low flame for about 3 to 4 mins.
  • Remove the lid and continue cooking till done on a low flame itself.
  • Enjoy Achinga (Payar) Thoran with a bowl of hot rice.
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