If you are recording an expense that has already cleared your bank account, see Record an Expense After the Bank.
To record a simple expense in Monchilla:
Under the Expenses tab, click Expenses. The Expenses page appears.
Click Expense. The Expense window appears.
Enter the Amount, Date, and Payee, and select the expense account for this transaction. If you need to add a new expense account, see Creating Expense Accounts. Then click Save.
You've successfully recorded a simple expense.