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Neem Flower Rasam

17 Aug

neemflower_rasam
Vepa Puvvu Charu

Ingredients:

Dried Neem Flowers 1 tbsp
Tamarind 1 inch ball
Turmeric powder a pinch
Ghee 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Chana dal 1 tbsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chilllies 8
Fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves 4
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

In small pan, heat ghee and fry neem flowers until light brown.

Heat oil in deep vessel, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When chana dal turns light brown, add 4-5 cups of water.
Add tamarind, turmeric powder and salt.
Bring to boil and turn off the heat.
Mix in fried neem flowers and serve with rice.

Notes: Take care not to burn neem flowers.