Thursday, September 9, 2010



Mulakkada a source of iron and other vitamins can be included in the menu,quite often.This rasam doesnot need rasam powder and can be made within a few minutes.
Drumstick pieces of 2 nos
Drumstick to be cleanly washed and chopped
into 3 inch long pieces
Tamarind-lime sized
Curry leaves
Oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Red chillies 4 nos
made into slits
Methi seeds a pinch
Sugar a pinch
Place a small pan and prepare seasoning.Add oil and after it is heated add redchilli slits,mustard seeds,methi seeds.After they crackle and is done switch off the stove and keep aside.
Now place a container with 6 glasses of water in it on the stove.Add drumstick pieces and tamarind and let it boil.Then add salt and seasoning and curry leaves.Let it boil for 10 to 15 mins on low flame.Swich off the stove after the drumstick is boiled soft .No need of charu/rasam powder.But if u want to add rasam powder  then no problem ,add it.Rasam is light and soft.
Serve hot with rice..


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