Thursday 23 July 2015

Vendhaya Rasam/Fenugreek Seeds Rasam/Vendhaya Rasam Recipe/Easy Rasam Recipe

Rasam is a staple food  made in every South Indian homes. We make rasam almost every day for lunch, so why not add a twist and make it more interesting and also make it healthy. I have posted several interesting and aromatic rasam’s earlier, do not forget to check out other RASAM VARIETIES here.

Here’s how to make Vendhaya Rasam with step by step photos…
1 small gooseberry size ball
1 small
2 tsp
Turmeric Powder
One pinch
As needed
Coriander Leaves
2 tbsp finely chopped

Fresh Ground Masala
2 -3 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds
1 tbsp
Thuvar Dhal/Thoor Dhal
2 tsp

For Tempering
2 tsp
Mustard Seeds
½  tsp
Cumin Seeds
½ tsp
Dry Red Chilli
One big pinch
Curry Leaves
Preparation Time: 10 minutes                            Recipe Category: Rasam Varieties, Lunch
Cooking Time: 15 minutes                                    Recipe Cuisine: Indian, Tamil Nadu
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Heat 2-3 tsp of ghee in a pan, roast the thoor dhal and fenu greek seeds to golden brown colour.

Grind it in the mixer to a fine powder and keep it aside.

Soak the tamarind in 1 ½ cup of water and extract the juice.

Mash the tomato in the tamarind extract juice and keep it aside.

Heat ghee/oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, dry red chillies, curry leaves and saute for 20 seconds.

Now add the tamarind extract, ½ cup water, salt, turmeric powder and let it boil really well until the raw smell vanishes.

Add the rasam powder and ground masala powder and let it come to rolling boil.

Finally add coriander leaves and switch off the stove. Sprinkle little water and switch off the stove.

Delicious, flavourful and aromatic Vendhaya Rasam is ready to be enjoyed.
Serve this rasam with a bowl of hot rice.

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  1. new and interesting rasam... Will give it a try...

  2. Very unique rasam recipe priya, never tried this, looks yum, bookmarked to try!! :)

  3. always wanted an authentic rasam recipe, this one looks perfect


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