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How to make Jeeraka Rasam - A digestive soup with south indian touch.

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This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cumin Seeds (जीरा), Split Pigeon Pea

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Soups

Jeeraka Rasam
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Jeeraka Rasam
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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Jeeraka Rasam Recipe

  • Cumin Seeds 3 teaspoons

  • Split Pigeon Pea 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece

  • Curry leaves 2-3 sprigs

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Whole dry red chillies 2-3

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Grind cumin seeds, peppercorns and ginger to a fine paste. Wash curry leaves and pat them dry. Heat the ghee in a kadai.

Step 2

Season with mustard seeds, curry leaves, whole red chillies and toovar dal. Mix together cumin paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and add a cup of water to prevent the masalas from scorching.

Step 3

Cook the masala for two to three minutes. Add three more cups of water and bring to a boil. Add jaggery and tamarind pulp and simmer on slow heat for another four to five minutes. Serve hot.

Also try out these recipes from TamilNadu Cuisine like Coconut Parappu Payasam, Kozhi Vartha Kari, Kuzhi Paniyaram, Thengai Arushi Adai .

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