Rasam

Plain Rasam

Rasam

Plain Rasam

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By Anjali P

Published On: 17 Aug 2002

Rating: 4
7 Votes, 7 Reviews
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Rasam Rasam By Anjali P Rasam Published: Plain Rasam 4 stars based on 7 reviews Total time: Yield: 6 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) : 1 tbsp
Tomatoes(optional) – 2 nos
Tamarind(Puli) paste – As reqd
Green Chillies – 2 nos
Rasam Powder : 1 tsp
Salt – As reqd
Coriander leaves – A few
Curry leaves : A few
Asafoetida(Kayam) : A pinch
Mustard Seeds : ½ tsp
Ghee : ¼ tsp
For making rasam powder:
Dry red pepper(Kollamulaku) : 1 measure
Cumin Seeds(Jeerakam) : 2 tsp
Coriander seeds : 1 measure
Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) : 4 tsp
Whole Black Pepper : 4 tsp
Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu) : 2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 4 tsp
Directions:
1. For making rasam powder:
1)Make sure the ingredients are dry. 2. Grind them into a smooth powder(except for turmeric powder). 3. Add turmeric powder and mix well. 4. :-Avoid moisture content and you can keep it for months. 5. For making rasam:
1)Cook the red gram in a pressure cooker and mash it well. 6. Take 11/2 cups of water in a vessel and add salt and rasam powder to it. 7. If tomatoes are being used, cut them into small pieces and cook for a few minutes in this water along with green chillies. 8. When it starts boiling, add tamarind paste and boil for 5 more minutes. 9. Add the cooked red gram and boil further for 5 minutes. 10. When the rasam starts emitting a very good aroma, switch off the flame. 11. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves. 12. Sprinkle asafoetida powder. 13. Finally, crackle mustard seeds in ghee and add to the rasam.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For making rasam powder:
1)Make sure the ingredients are dry.

Step 2

Grind them into a smooth powder(except for turmeric powder).

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 4

:-Avoid moisture content and you can keep it for months.

Step 5

For making rasam:
1)Cook the red gram in a pressure cooker and mash it well.

Step 6

Take 11/2 cups of water in a vessel and add salt and rasam powder to it.

Step 7

If tomatoes are being used, cut them into small pieces and cook for a few minutes in this water along with green chillies.

Step 8

When it starts boiling, add tamarind paste and boil for 5 more minutes.

Step 9

Add the cooked red gram and boil further for 5 minutes.

Step 10

When the rasam starts emitting a very good aroma, switch off the flame.

Step 11

Add curry leaves and coriander leaves.

Step 12

Sprinkle asafoetida powder.

Step 13

Finally, crackle mustard seeds in ghee and add to the rasam.

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Preethi

Hi, This is an Excellent Recipe. Thanks for sharing it

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JS

It was an awesome recipie.i likeits taste..lovly

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Deepa Sreenisan

it turned out great.thanx.

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uma

Rasam is very tasty. First time i made Rasam ,my hubby and my son like it very much.Thank you for this recipe.

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tankam

A simpler way of making this recipe is by Boiling the following: tamarind water with garlic,chopped Tomato Black pepper, and salt.Tuvaraparuppu water as an optional.

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Bincy

Great one...

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Roshni

Rasam means..THIS ONE!! my mom makes it in the same way, and i love it!

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