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Bassaaru...is a traditional dish of South Karnataka. It is a spicy curry to be eaten with Ragi mudde (Ragi ball). Bassaaru typically means the curry cooked with the vegetable stock obtained by cooking various vegetables or lentils/cereals. There are lot of combinations one can use to obtain the stock required for the curry. You can use combinations of vegetables and lentils or greens and lentils or just use the greens. Some of the combinations go like these...1. Green leaves like Amaranth (Dhantu/Harive) or Dill (Sabsige) or Drumstick (Nugge soppu) 2. Vegetables like Beans, Cabbage, Ridge Gourd (Eerekaayi) 3. Green gram, Toor dal, Horse gram.