Jeeraka Rasam Recipe - A digestive soup with south indian touch.

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Main Ingredients : Cumin seeds, Black peppercorns

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Soup

Jeeraka Rasam

Jeeraka Rasam Recipe - How to make Jeeraka Rasam


Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Cumin seeds 3 teaspoons

  • Black peppercorns 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


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.

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