How to make Soppina Palya -

Steamed amaranth leves with peanuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Dakshin Delights.

Main Ingredients : Green amaranth leaves, Roasted crushed peanuts

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Lasooni Gobhi Matar Gajar Gobhi Shalgam Ka Saag Chholay Super Healthy Vegetable Curry

Soppina Palya

Soppina Palya Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Soppina Palya Recipe

  • Green amaranth leaves chopped 4 bunches

  • Roasted crushed peanuts

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic 8-9 cloves

  • Dried red chillies broken 4

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted peanuts coarsely powdered 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat the oil in a pan.

Step 2

Add the mustard seeds, garlic cloves, red chillies and curry leaves and sauté till fragrant. Add the chavli leaves and stir.

Step 3

Cover and cook on medium heat till nearly done. Add the salt and cook till all the water evaporates. Set aside to cool slightly.

Step 4

Garnish with the peanut powder and serve.

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