Poondu Rasam Recipe

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Ingredients :

Crushed garlic – 8 cloves
Small ball of tamarind – 1
Ghee – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
Chooped coriander – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste.

Dry roast and powder

Red gram dal – 2 tbsp
Pepper – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds – 1/2 tsp
Red chillies – 2 or 3

Method :

1.  Boil tamarind in water, extract pulp and add 3 -4 cups of water. Add prepared powder and salt.
2.  Fry the crushed garlic in 1 tsp ghee, add to tamarind water along with 1 sprig curry leaves. Set to boil till it is considerably reduced in quantity.
3.  Heat the other tsp of ghee, add mustard seeds. When done, add the curry leaves. Pour this seasoning into the boiling rasam. Add 1 – 1 1/2 cups more of water, chopped coriander leaves, simmer once and remove.

Serve hot as an appetizer. A very good remedy for cold and indigestion.

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  1. ammu said on November 28, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    super

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