Long beans -1/4 kg
Crushed red chilly-1tsp or according to ur tolerance
Curry leaves-1 string
Salt – to taste
Cut the beans into small pieces ..
Wash them well..Drain and keep aside..
Heat coconut oil in a kadai .Add thin slices of shallots or crushed shallots
Saute till its raw smell goes ..Then add curry leaves and crushed chilli flakes ..Saute them well.
Finally add the payer and sprinkle salt and stir well.. Add few drops of water and close the pan and cook in slow fire..
Check occasionally and stir ..Add water if needed.. Cook till the beans are tender and well with the chilli and shallots ..
Allow to cook for few more minutes till the dry consistency ..
The simple pacha payar mezhukku is ready to serve ..Serve with rice ,kanji etc .. Same method is using for vanpayar mezhukku..
In some areas people add crushed garlic along with shallots.. So u can add crushed garlic if u want