Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Poondu Rasam / Garlic Rasam / பூண்டு ரசம்

The preparation of this rasam is very simple. This is a best home remedy for cold and fever. You can simply have this as a soup or can eat with rice. The best accompaniment is Paruppu Thuvayal.

Ingredients :

1. Garlic - 6 Cloves (Crushed with skin)
2. Tamarind Juice - 1 Cup (Thin juice)
3. Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
4. Red Chilly - 2 or adjust to your taste
5. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
6. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
7. Pepper - 1/2 tsp
8. Salt - Needed qty
9. Sugar - 1/4 tsp
10. Ghee - 1/2 tsp
11. Oil - 3 tsp
12. Curry Leaves - A Few
13. Water - 1 Cup



Procedure :

1. In a pan, add oil. Heat it.

2. Splutter mustard. Add cumin, pepper, red chillies, crushed garlic cloves and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds.

3. Add tamarind juice, water, rasam powder and salt.

4. Allow the contents to boil well.

5. Switch off the stove. Add sugar and ghee.

6. Serve hot as soup or with rice. 

10 comments:

kitchen queen said...

healthy and flavourful rasam and a must in our house once a week.

Priya Satheesh said...

Very healthy Rasam...As u said this is perfect with parupu thogayal..Lovely combo:)

Priya said...

Slurp, fingerlicking rasam,looks yummy and comforting.

Shama Nagarajan said...

super delicious....Rush your entries for Know your Flours-Corn flour event in my blog

PT said...

healthy and delicious..

Prathima Rao said...

Healthy, lip smacking rasam...
Prathima Rao
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divya said...

yummy and delicious...

DivyaGCP said...

Delicious rasam.. Very comforting..

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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Flavorful yummy rasam...

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Comforting and flavorful rasam..Looks yummy..