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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Curryleaves Rasam

Rasam is a seasoned soup, spicy and tangy in taste, containing jeera,garlic (optional), peppercorns and tamarind Pulp as common ingredients and done using a main ingredient.This Rasam recipe is done using curry leaves powder.It can be done in 15 mins time and with few readily available ingredients at home.Enjoy this delicious rasam.Enjoy cooking at home.Enjoy Ur Meal!.Bon Appetit!.

Curryleaves Rasam - Rasam prepared using Curryleaves Powder


1 chopped tomato (big)
Ground masala  of  (15 curry leaves(fresh) + 1 tsp toordal (dry-roasted for a min) + 1 tsp jeera + 5 garlic flakes
pinches of hing + 10 pepper corns + 1/2 tsp grated ginger)
1 tsp cumin seeds
300 ml Water
2 pinches of hing
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
3 broken red Chillies
2 tsp refined Oil
A pinch of turmeric powder
few curry and coriander leaves
3/4 tsp salt to taste


1.Dry roast the toordal separately till it turns golden.
2.Heat oil in a kadai,oil saute the mustard seeds,red chillies,curry leaves and chopped tomato pieces for 2-3 mins till tomato pieces melts.
3.Add the ground pepper curry-leaves masala,asafoetida powder,turmeric powder,100 ml tamarind pulp and coriander leaves.
4.Add salt and 200 ml water and when this begins to boil,turn off the flame.
5.Serve this with rice and thick toordal curry or potato masala.

1.U can try the same recipe using dried methi leaves instead of curry leaves (without grinding it).
2.If u r doing it with a handful of fresh methi leaves,add dhal water leaving of  dry roasted toordhal.


Jayanthy Kumaran said...

wow...sounds flavorful n aromatic..:P
Tasty Appetite

Hyma said...

this is similar to jeera rasam! u reminded me of it...Will try this version! thx

Reva said...

Bookmarked this reicpe as rasams are my favourite accompaniment to rice and appalams..:)
Thanks for sharing this recipe dear..

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Jay,Hyma and revathi for ur sweet comments.

Unknown said...

i love rasam! in fact i adore it. but ive never had the curry leave variant. im goana request mom to please try this :)

and will try let u know how it turned out.

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