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Monday, June 10, 2013

Rasam Powder / South Indian Rasam Powder

Posted by Saras On 10:46 PM

Rasam Powder

                           Different kind of Spice powders / masala powders are the staple ingredients you will find in all Indian Kitchens, Which makes a delicious meal with combo of veggies and pulses.   Rasam is one of the comforting dish in South Indian cooking and it will always have the cook's imprints since every one makes it differently, but the basic  powder used to prepare rasam can be freshly ground or pre prepared one with light changes depends upon their own family recipe. This recipe if for Srivalli's Blogging Marathon # 29 week 2 under " Spice powders for cooking".   Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 29.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 ~ 15 minutes
Makes: Less than 1 1/4 cups(125 grams)
Sources: sarasyummybites

Ingredients:
1/2 cup coriander seeds      
1/4 cup toor dal
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp whole black peppercorns
5 ~ 7 fresh curry leaves
7 ~ 8 dried red chilies
1/2 tsp Asofoetida/ Hing


rasam powder
Method:

1)Heat skillet or pan in medium heat.
2)Dry roast all the ingredients one  by one separately for 3 ~ 4 minutes with out burning it.
3)Transfer fried ingredients to another bowl or plate to cool completely.
4)Transfer to a spice grinder and grind to a fine powder.
5) Store in an air tight container in a cool dry place or in a refrigerator.


Rasam Powder

Note: Always grind small quantity of rasam powder to preserve the flavour.


                                         

    South Indian Style Rasam Powder



Preparation time: 5 minutes       
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Yield: Serves 2

Ingredients:
1/2 cup coriander seeds      
1/4 cup toor dal
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp whole black peppercorns
5 ~ 7 fresh curry leaves
7 ~ 8 dried red chilies
1/2 tsp Asofoetida/ Hing

Method:
1)Heat skillet or pan in medium heat.
2)Dry roast all the ingredients one  by one separately for 3 ~ 4 minutes with out burning it.
3)Transfer fried ingredients to another bowl or plate to cool completely.
4)Transfer to a spice grinder and grind to a fine powder.
5) Store in an air tight container in a cool dry place or in a refrigerator.

24 comments:

  1. Wow such a beautiful click Sara, I love the flavour of this wonderful rasam powder...

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  2. Can feel the flavor... Love the first click very much

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  3. Looks perfect and well presented

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  4. very flavourful...lovely clicks...

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  5. awesome pics and useful recipe dear :)

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  6. wow flavour powder and ur preaentation is awesome...

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  7. Looks very delicious. I love your clicks & theperfect lighting. I will try these soon. I have never made any powders except garam masala & chutney powder.

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  8. Nice flavorful powder !! well presented too !!

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  9. flavourful podi.. homemade is always good

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  10. very flavorful and love the pics ....

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  11. Love and my pantry will definitely have this flavourful rasam powder.

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  12. Awesome clicks.. Just loved the traditional setting :) And as u said, the same Rasam recipe differs when prepared by different cooks :)

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  13. The aromatic your powder, the aromatic your rasam.. Its said if we make the correct proportion, 2-3 neighbours can tell that we are making rasam.. loved the mortal and pestel pic! we dont use the traditional ways anymore.. its all mixie today

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  14. You have left me speechless..what awsum clicks..what a beautiful grinder...all fida over the clicks..I have not read the recipe..the pictures dont allow me to concentrate on it..will come back to read when I need the recipe:))

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  15. Like the way you've presented the podi with a mortar and pestle.

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  16. I always make only one version of rasam podi and that's very simple one..your version sounds good and the pics are so rustic and neat!

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  17. Yummy rasam powder -- great to have in the pantry.

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  18. This is a must have at home as no grandpa and dad cannot finish a meal without rasam. Lovely presentation.

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  19. Rasam powder is definitely unique for a family..Love the mortar and pestle!!

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  20. Nice homemade rasam powder recipe thanks for posting

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  21. Nice homemade rasam powder recipe thanks for posting

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