Stir-Fried Long Beans

Chaura

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Long beans may look like extra-long string beans, but they’re a totally different vegetable with a distinct taste and texture. One variety of long bean gives us black-eyed peas (also called chaura; see the Glossary). Many Parsis I know group them with tin-dola (ivy gourd) in the category of unglamorous vegetables, but I love them, however they’re cooked. They’re sometimes turned into a soft-textured bean stew with onions, ginger, garlic, and tomato (see