Kacang Panjang Goreng Berlada

Stir-fried Spicy Long Beans

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My Rendang isn't Crispy

By Zaleha Kadir Olpin

Published 2019

  • About

Long beans are also known as asparagus beans, yard long beans or Chinese long beans. In Malaysia, they are typically stir-fried or added to curries. This particular stir-fry is how I like to eat my long beans, always with a hint of chilli. Adjust the amount of chillies added to taste.


  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 250 g (9 oz) long beans, ends trimmed and sli


  • Chop the ingredients for the spice paste roughly, then pound using a mortar and pestle into a coarse paste.
  • Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the pounded spice paste and cook, stirring continuously, for 5–10 minutes, until the oil separates.
  • Add the long beans and mix well. Leave to cook for about 3 minutes, until the beans are slightly soft.<