Milagu Jeeragam rasam


Lemon sized tamarind soaked in water
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
Few curry leaves

Masala ingredients

1 tsp coriander seeds
2 tsp red gram dal (thur)
1 tsp black pepper
3 red chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds

Dry roast the masala ingredients except cumin seeds. Cool and grind to coarse powder. This can be stored in an air-tight container for future use.

Add salt, asafoetida and 2 tsp masala powder to the tamarind extract. Add 2 cups of water and allow it to boil well. Temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Can be served with rice or had as it is as a soup.

A quick recipe that is very beneficial to health during illness because of the medicinal properties of cumin seeds and pepper. Sending it over to Trupti for the Comfort food for illness event.
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Parita said...

Wow delicious rasam...never made in this way..would love to have it like soup:)

Cilantro said...

Amma`s recipe for cold. Lovely rasam.

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

Rasam is my favorite... this looks amazing.. :)

Ushanandini said...

I love pepper jeera rasam! A lovely & quick version of rasam! I would like to gulp the rasam! :)

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

I make it too, but this comformt rasam with your presentation looks lovely.

notyet100 said...

umm i m gng to try this,..once i go bck,..

Recipe Center said...

Rassam looks delicious EC.Thanks for sending this recipe to the event.

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