Soya leaves or Dill leaves is also called as Sabasige soppu in kannada. Indian Dill is a herbaceous with pinnately divided leaves, fond practically throughout India. It is also cultivated as a cold weather crop in many parts of India.
Dill, as a medicine, has been used as a digestive herb and to induce sleep. Its use has also been claimed to improve vitality and brain power. The ancient Greeks believed that dill cured hiccups. Dill water, made from the Dill seeds, is used to soothe babies. Crushed dill seeds, diluted with water, can be used as a nail-strengthening bath. Dill seeds, when chewed, can highly be effective in curing bad breath.
Dill leaves are delicate and add a distinct flavor. The leaves can serve as supplement to vegetable salads.

Sabasige Soppu - 2 bunches, Oil – 3 spoons, Mustard seeds – 2 spoons, Grated coconut – 1 ½ cups, Dry red chillies (Byadagi menasu) – 5, Jaggery – 3 spoons and salt as per taste.

Preparation Method:

  1. Remove the roots of the greens and wash properly and chop it finely. 
  2. Grind the coconut, 4 red chillies and 1 ½ spoons of mustard seeds without adding water. 
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, add 1 red chilli cut into small pieces and fry. 
  4. Add the greens, salt and jaggery and mix it and allow it to cook properly by closing the lid of the pan. 
  5. When it is properly cooked, add the ground mixture and mix it nicely. 
  6. Allow this to cook for 2 to 3 mins and remove from the flame. 
  7. This palya can be enjoyed with hot rice topped with ghee and also chapati.

Serves: 3 to 4 persons


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