Rasam Powder

26 Mar

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Charu Podi

Ingredients:

Coriander Seeds 1 cup
Broken Dried Red Chiles 1 1/2 cup
Cumin Seeds 1/4 cup
Mustard Seeds 1/4 cup
Fenugreek Seeds 1 tbsp
Black Peppercorns 1 tbsp
Asafoetida 1 tbsp
Toor Dal or Urad Dal 2 tbsps
Dried Curry Leaves 2 tbsps (optional)

Method of preparation:

Heat a heavy bottomed pan on medium high heat.
Roast each ingredient except asafoetida and curry leaves seperately until fragrant or until it changes color a bit.
Transfer all the roasted ingredients along with asafoetida and curry leaves into a bowl.
Once cooled, grind the ingredients in the bowl into fine powder using a spice grinder.
Store tight and use as required.

Notes: Basic rasam powder is just the coriander, red chile, cumin seeds and toor dal. So vary the other ingredients to your needs if necessary.

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10 Responses to “Rasam Powder”

  1. Mallika March 27, 2008 at 3:22 am #

    How funny! I was going to make rasam this week and came across your post. This is the best recipe for rasam powder I have come across on the web, by far! Thanks

  2. neel April 7, 2009 at 4:19 pm #

    fantastic rasam and also the vegetable korma. thanks. you made my day.

  3. lubna April 26, 2009 at 3:47 am #

    i never know about single spice of rasam powder.so thank you very much.

  4. Raji January 26, 2010 at 4:45 pm #

    @Mallika thank you. I totally agree.
    @neel thank you
    @lubna well now u knew. thx

  5. manasa krishna kumar May 13, 2010 at 8:44 am #

    i really loved it

  6. megal June 16, 2010 at 11:52 pm #

    send me your recipes i luv it thanks.

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