Long Beans with Onion and Garlic

Long Beans with Onion and Garlic (Tempered)

These long beans are from my friend Lionel's garden

These long beans are from my friend Lionel’s garden

The long bean, also known as the runner bean, is considered as an energy food. It is low in calories, and has good amounts of vitamins A and C. It is good for cardiovascular protection and helps lower blood pressure. It also has anti-inflammatory properties. 


200g long beans (runner beans) (topped and tailed, cut and blanched)
1 onion ( sliced)
3 cloves garlic (chopped)
2 red chilli (sliced)
2 tbs olive oil
1 tbs crushed chilli
2 sprigs of curry leaves
Salt and lime juice


  • Heat the oil in a pan, add garlic and curry leaves and then onion. Sauté
  • Add the chilli and crushed chilli, mix well then add beans and salt
  • Remove from heat and add lime juice
  • Check the seasoning


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