Malabar Spinach/ Basale Soppina Tambuli (ಬಸಳೆ ಸೊಪ್ಪಿನ ತಂಬುಳಿ)

Friday, July 31, 2020

An easy Tambli made with Malabar Spinach/Basale Soppu (ಬಸಳೆ ಸೊಪ್ಪು) This is one of the recipes I reach out for when I want to include some greens in a meal without spending too much time 

Basale Soppina Tambuli

Serves 2-3

You Will Need:

  • Half a bunch of  Malabar Spinach/Basale Soppu 
  • 1 cup Curds 
  • 3 tablespoon grated Coconut
  • 1.2 teaspoon Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 10-12 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Green Chilies 
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
To Temper

  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Broken Dry Red Chilies
  • 3-4 Curry Leaves 

Chop the Leaves. Chop the stems too. Put it in a colander & clean under running water & set it aside to drain.

In a pot, heat 1/2 cup of water, add the chopped Malabar spinach leaves & let it cook for 5 minutes. Drain excess water & reserve it for later use

Heat half teaspoon of ghee in a pan & on low flame, fry Cumin, Black Peppercorns & Green Chilies for a minute until the cumin is fragrant, Transfer it into the Mixie Jar 

Add 3 tablespoons of grated coconut & adding a little bit of water, grind into a smooth paste along with cooked Malabar Spinach

Transfer into a bowl, add salt & Curds, 1/2 cup water that was reserved & whisk 

Temper with mustard seeds, Dry Red Chilies & Curry Leaves

Serve with Hot steamed Rice

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