Rasam is a traditional food of South India and good for stomach. Very easy to make.
- 1/2 cup splitted pigeon pea cooked with enough water. We need this water to make Rasam
- 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp corriander powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp asafotida powder salt to taste
- 3 Tomatoes gooseberry size tamarind 3 spring corriander leaves
- 1 tbsp Coconut oil 1/2 tsp mustard 4 dry chilli 3 spring curry leaves
Strain and collect the cooked pegeon pea water. Add the 2nd ingredients, tamarind juice, chopped tomatoes and corriander leaves to boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the fire.
Heat the coconut oil and add the mustard and let it sputter. Then saute splitted dry chilli and curry leaves and pour it into the Rasam.
Rasam stimulates the dietary function. It prevents constipation. It has antioxidants, healthy minerals.
I like the taste of rasam. It stimulates the taste buds. If I have fever or cold I prefer to add rasam in the menu . Because it soothes the irritation.
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