Inji Rasam / Ginger Rasam (Repost)

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Inji Rasam

Another recipe from Premama...

This is a wonderful rasam to have especially when you are sick...

Ingredients:
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Red dried chillies 2-3
Curry leaves 1-2 sprigs
Urad dal 1/2 sp
Dhaniya 1 1/2 tsp
Channa dal 1 sp
1/2 sp peppercorns
1/2 sp jeera
1 inch ginger
Fry the above together and grind to a paste. Keep aside..

Other ingredients:
3 tbsp toor dal
Mustard seeds 1 sp,
Oil 2 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig/ coriander leaves
2 tomatoes roughly chopped
1 big gooseberry sized tamarind extract
Turmeric 1/4 sp, hing 4 dashes, salt to taste


Pressure cook toor dal.
In a deep vessel , add tomatoes, tamarind, hing, turmeric, salt, water (enough to just submerge the ingredients) let it boil till the raw smell goes and the tomato juices are extracted.
Add 1 cup water. Add the paste. Boil for 3-4 min.
Add more water and dilute to rasam consistency.
Add cooked dal. Boil for another 2 minutes.
Garnish with fried mustard seeds and curry leaves/coriander leaves.

15 comments:

Jay said...

oh...I m first here today...I would love to giv a taste now with hot rice...delicious version..
Tasty Appetite

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious rasam...

Hari Chandana said...

Yummy and healthy recipe.. looks amazing !!
Indian Cuisine

Shanthi said...

Love the spicy and tangy inji rasam. Nice recipe

Prathibha said...

Nice n flavorful rasam,love 2 hv it wid rice..:)

Divya Vikram said...

Adding ginger in the rasam should warm you up. Perfect healing food!

Now Serving said...

Sounds so good esp today - raining like in Kerala :)nothing like a hot rasam to warm the cockles!

DEESHA said...

yummy Rasam :)

Santosh Bangar said...

sound healthy and tasty rasam
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Suman Singh said...

Simple and comforting bowl of rasam..just need a bowl of white rice to dig in..YUM!

Vardhini said...

Rasam is my favorite but never added ginger to it .. nice twist.

Vardhini
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Shri said...

Never added ginger in Rasam but can imagine it will very hearty.

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Torviewtoronto said...

flavourful rasam

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