Menthya Matavadi Palya


  1. kadale belle(channa dhal)-1 cup
  2. menthya soppu-2 to 3 bunches(only leaves)
  3. green chilles-4
  4. ginger-1 small piece
  5. coconut-2 tblsp
  6. curry leaves-few
  7. corriander leaves-few
  8. lemon juice-2 tblsp


  1. oil -2 tblsp
  2. sasivae-1 tsp
  3. jeera-1 tsp
  4. hing-a pinch


  1. soak kadale belle for 1 hour, drain water.
  2. grind kadale belle ,green chilles,ginger,curry and corriander leaves with out adding water
  3. grind coarsely ,add finely cut menthya soppu, mix well
  4. heat oil in a kadai add sasivae,jeera,hing,when it starts spluterring,add ground paste.mixed with soppu
  5. add salt coconut,fry till it becomes dry like palya(moisture evaporates) add lemon juice
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