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poondu milagu rasam /pepper rasam recipe

poondu milagu rasam /pepper rasam recipe

poondu milagu rasamThe garlicy smell coming out of my amma’s kitchen and am jumping down the stairs of my home peeping into kitchen to see my paati(grandma)grinding the roasted masala with garlic for rasam.Usually whenever there is a heavy lunch during sunday afternoons this one rasam is a compulsory item to complete a very satisfying meal.Actually there is another time that they make this poondu milagu rasam!for the treatment of colds and coughs which gives an excellent relief from the starvings. Continue reading

how to prepare vazhaithandu soup /rasam for rice

how to prepare vazhaithandu soup /rasam for rice

how to prepare vazhaithandu soup /rasam for riceDuring summer times its quite beneficial to use lots of vazhaithandu/plantain stem in our diet as it has great diuretic properties.For a rasam/soup in SouthIndia generally use of tamarind juice(puli thani) is a must but some small number of varieties are made without tamarind too,with a definite tasty assurance.When we buy plantain stem it should be a fresh and tenderĀ  and when slicing the stem itself we should remove the fibre and then cut it into desirable pieces.while buying banana stem I don’t care much because my vegetable Continue reading

how to make horse gram rasam /kollu rasam

how to make horse gram rasam /kollu rasam

horse gram rasam/kollu rasamDown my memory lane my friends would make fun of me saying”I thought that kollu/horse gram is only for feeding horses but you make a meal out of it”but this was the case long back and now they too make quite some dishes out of it realizing its health benefits.Horse gram a high-powered legume with lots of diuretic(pushes out unwanted water out of our body) goodness and it is used as one of the main items in ayurvedic treatment.The legume by itself is hard but if we take it in sprouted form it is easily digestible and has a high amount of slowly digestible carbohydrates which is diabetic friendly. Continue reading

rasam without dhal / goddu rasam

rasam without dhal / goddu rasam

rasam without dhal / goddu rasamYou may all know that a SouthIndian lunch menu is never complete without a rasam and many varieties of rasams are made each having different taste,aroma and flavour.Most of the rasam recipe’s uses cooked dhal as main ingredient!some rasam varieties are made even without the cooked dhal they are easy and can be done in less time with no compromise in taste. Continue reading

recipe for making buttermilk rasam /morrasam/soup

recipe for making buttermilk rasam /morrasam/soup

recipe for making buttermilk rasam/morrasam/soupCurds become sour easily during summer because of the high temperature and this sourness has lots of health benefits in it.The sour curds mixed up with lots of water makes a perfect simple drink and all-through these hot summer days the usage of buttermilk is in abundance to beat the heat of-course. Continue reading