Rasam is a sour soup or broth like drink made with tamarind, spices, lentils and herbs. Rasam powder is a ground spice mix that is added into the rasam.
Ingredients for Rasam Powder
- 2 tsp coconut oil
- 1 cup coriander seeds
- ¼ cup cumin seeds
- 2 tbsp methi
- ½ cup curry leaves
- 100 gram dried red chilli
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp hing
INSTRUCTIONS for Rasam Powder
Heat coconut oil and saute coriander seeds.
Saute on low flame.
Heat coconut oil, add cumin seeds and methi.
Roast on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
Add curry leaves and roast well.
heat coconut oil and saute dried red chilli.
Transfer to a large plate and cool completely.
Take all the roasted spices to the mixi, add 1 tsp turmeric and 1 tsp hing.
Grind to a fine powder.
finally, rasam powder is ready.