South Indian Rasam

Rasam

South Indian Rasam
 
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Subaddra Sankruti Published on 7/20/2017, viewed by 715 , 4 Comments

Rasam is a traditional South Indian item. This is one part of a full course meal. You can find rasam everyday in a typical South Indian home. Rasam has ingredients that regulate digestion. It is also a wonderful soother for cold, fever, cough. Very simple to make. And healthy too. Enjoy the recipe!

What you will need

1cup of tamarind juice (extracted from apprx. 15 grams)

Tomato - 1medium sized finely chopped

Salt to taste

To be ground : 2 tablespoons tur dal, 1.5 tablespoons black pepper, 1 tablespoon cumin seeds

Cilantro/ corriander leaves - 4 to 5

Curry leaves - 4 to 5

Oil - 1.5 teaspoon

Mustard - half a teaspoon

How to cook

1

In a cup of water add tomatoes and bring to boil.

2

Once the tomatoes star boiling, add the tamarind juice and let it boul for 10 mnutes.

3

Add salt and rasam powder and boil for another 7-10minutes.

4

Add a cup of water to the boiling mixture. In couple of minutes, bubbles will form on top. Switch off. Add cilantro/ corriander leaves and close with a lid.

5

Heat oil. Add mustard. Switch off the flame oncenthe mustard splutters. Asd curry leaves. Wait till they splutter (it will take only a second). Add this to the rasam and close the lid immediately.

6

It is important to close the rasam aftwr twmpering. Because only then the flavours will be absorbed. Serve hot as an appetizer or serve along with rice.

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Rafael Sanches7/20/2017 ☰
Looks great! Please share more recipes!!
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Dawn Testerman-Coley7/22/2017 ☰
Can you use crushed instead of leaf?
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Subaddra Sankruti7/23/2017 ☰
Crushed what?
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