Basella alba called as Basale Soppu in Kannada, Pui Shak in Bengali is a fast-growing, soft-stemmed vine reaching 10 m in length. Its thick, semi-succlent, heart-shaped leaves have a mild flavour and mucilaginous texture. The stalk is often purple or Green.
Basale Soppu – 20 Leaves
Grated Fresh Coconut – 100gm
Green Chilly – 1
Oil – 1 spoon
mustard – 1/2 spoon
Curd – Half Litre
Finely cut the Basella Alba or Basale Soppu into peices. then Take oil in a pan once it is hot add mustard. Let it splutter, then add Red chilly. Now add Chopped Leaves to it fry it for a minute. Then add salt and let it cook. Close the lid.
Remove from flame once it is cooked.
meanwhile Grind the coconut and roasted Green chilley in a mixer grinder. Add this to the cooked Leaves, then add Curd and keep aside.
Now basale soppina Mosaru Bajji is ready. Can eat it like a salad, or can have with rice or chapati.