Thursday, June 14, 2012

Harawe Soppina Huli ( Spinach Curry).

Harave Soppu/Amaranth leaves is one of the healthy leaves and you get fresh leaves around the year. It grows well and full of vitamins and minerals during rainy season since it gets proper weather to grow naturally. We can prepare Sambar, (plain, or with coconut ), dry curry, or curry with curd and so many varieties. Here is the Recipe that  contain moong  daal and its easy to prepare and you can have this curry with hot rice or chapatis or pooris too.

This is one of my old post and I am trying refresh the post.
Let us see the recipe Now:
NO onion OR No garlic added here. We normally cook our curries without onions and without garlic. It is one of the traditional food of our Udupi. 

Things Needed:

Harave Soppu ( Spinach leaves) : 1 Big bundle ( Green or Red).
Green chilly : 3 to 4
Tamarind Pulp: 2 to 3 Table spoon.
Salt : to taste.
Jaggery :2 Tablespoon.
Moong Daal : 1/4 Cup.
Oil : 1 Tea spoon.
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
Urd Daal : 1/2 Teaspoon.
Curry leaves: 6 to 8
Sambaar Powder: 2 Teaspoons.
Turmeric powder : a pinch.

Method :

1. Wash and cook moong daal in pressure cooker for 4 to 5 minutes.
2. Wash and cut  Harve soppu into small pieces.
3. Soak small ball size of tamarind in hot water and squeeze out the pulp and keep it aside.
4. Wash and cut green chilly ( Just slit the chilly )
5. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Put oil, mustard seeds and urid dal. Let mustard splutter.
6. Add Ingh and curry leaves and mix it well. Add cut harivesoppu and fry for 2 minutes.
7. Add water and turmeric powder. Let it cook for 5 minutes and leaves get soft.
8. Add tamarind pulp and jaggery. Add slit green chilly.
9. Add cooked moong dal and mix it well. Cook nicely for 2 to 3 minutes.
10. Add sambar powder and mix it well. Let it cook for another 2 minutes.

11. Shift the ready Harawe Soppina Huli to a serving dish.
12. Add a teaspoon of fresh butter before serving Hot Harawe Soppina Huli. ( Optional).

Note : 

See that leaves are cooked till soft. Adding onions and garlic is optional. Some opt to add garlic seasoning to any leafy curry. ( Optional). Adding any brand of Sambar Powder is optional. I have added Mayya's Sambar Powder. Adding more or less chilly is optional.
Time : 30 Minutes
Serves : 2 to 3.


  1. Hi...
    Your post making me crave for the soppina huli...

  2. Thank You sweet of You Vishku.