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Majjiga Charu / Buttermilk Rasam

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We need:


Buttermilk 3cups Haldi 1/4 sp Chili powder 1/2 sp Salt to taste Chopped onion 2 sps Chopped green chili 1/2 sp Chopped cilantro 1sp Chopped ginger 1/2 sp Oil 2 sps Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Cumin seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/2 sp Curry leaves 2 Red chili 1 Fenufreek seeds 5


Method:

Add salt, chili powder and haldi to buttermilk and mix well. In a flat pan heat oil and add chopped onion, green chili, curry leaves and ginger. Saute till golden brown and add mustard, cumin, red chili, udad dal, fenugreek seeds. Fry for a minute and add chopped cilantro. saute for few seconds and add this to the buttermilk. That's it rasam or majjiga charu is ready to serve. Serve with rice or kichidi.

Optional: If u like u can even add any kind of veggies to this Charu like bottle guard, carrot, drumsticks etc...
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Pepper Rasam/ Miriyala Charu

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Today I made my favorite Pepper rasam. Itsy ver spicy.I make sure it is made at home when someone is suffering with cold and cough. The Black pepper flavor and the spicyness from it makes the throat clear. It also goes well with rice when u make any spicy masala food at home. After eating spicy non veg or veg curry, eating this rasam rice makes the food even more tasty and yummy. Here is the recipe.......
We need:

Tomato 1 large Tamarind extract 1sp Salt to taste Black Peppercorns 10 Black pepper powder 1/4 sp Chopped Ginger garlic 1/2 sp Cumin powder 1/4 sp Coriander powder 1/4sp Chili powder 1/4 sp Chopped cilantro 1/2 cup

For Seasoning / Tempering.

Cumin seeds 1/4sp Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/2 sp Curry leaves 4 Red chili 1 Fenugreek seeds 4 Peppercorns 5 Oil 3sps

Method:

In a pan add 4 cups water, chopped tomato, cilantro, ginger garlic, Salt and all dry powder masala's. Also add tamarind extract and mix well. Boil the rasam and keep aside. Now make the seasoning / tempering . In a small pan hea…

Pineapple Rasam

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We need:

Chopped Pineapple 3sps Chopped tomato 1 cup Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup Cumin powder 1/2sp Coriander powder 1/2 sp Pepper powder 1/4 sp Haldi 1/4 sp Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Cumin seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/2 sp Red chili 1 Oil 3sps


Method:

In a pan add water, chopped tomato, pineapple,cilantro, haldi, salt, pepper powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.
Mix well and bring it to boil. In asmall pan heat oil add mustard, cumin, udad dal and red chili. Fry for a minute and add to boiled rasam. Serve hot with rice or can be consumed as soup.

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Ginger Rasam / Allam Charu

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Tomato 1 Ginger chopped 3tbs Rasam powder 1sp Chili powder 1/2sp Haldi 1/4sp Salt to taste Chopped cilantro 1/4cup Tamrind extract 1/2sp Udad dal 1/2sp Mustard seeds 1/4sp Cumin seeds 1/4s Red chili 1 Curry leaves 4 Fenugreek seeds 4 Coriander seeds 4 Water 4cups Oil 2sps

Method:

In a pan add water, rasam powder, chopped tomato, cilantro, chili powder, chopped ginger, haldi and salt. Boil till tomatoes become soft. In a small pan make a tempering adding cumin, mustard, red chili, udad dal, curry leaves, fenugreek seeds and corinader seeds to oil. Now add this tempering to the rasam and serve with rice.

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Lemon Rasam

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We need:

Onion chopped 2 sps Coriander powder 1/4 sp
Jeera powder 1/4 tsp
Garlic 2 cloves
Salt to taste
Rasam powder 3 tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
coriander leaves 1/4 cup
Lemon juice 8tsp
Jeera seeds 1/4 sp Coriander seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/2 sp Red chili 1 Curry leaves 2

Method:

Add 2 cups water in pan and add1/2 of the chopped onion, lemon juice, rasam powder, jeera powder, chili powder, salt, Cilantro, crushed garlic and bring it to boil. Now in a small pan heat 3 sps oil and add jeera, mustard seeds, udad dal, curry leaves, red chili and rest of the chopped onion. Fry for a minute and add to boiled rasam.
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Pappu Charu / Lentil Rasam

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We need:

Toor dal 1cup Onion thinly sliced 1/2 cup Green chilies Slit 2 Curry leaves 4 Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup Haldi 1/4 sp Chili powder 1sp Salt to taste Tomato chopped 1 cup Cumin seeds 1/2 sp Mustard seeds 1/2 sp Udad dal 1/4 sp Red chili 1 Oil 2sps

Method:

Cook toor dal in presser cooker till soft and mash it to smooth paste. Add 3 cups water, chili powder, onion, green chili, tomato, haldi, salt and cilantro. Mix well and bring it to boil. Cook till tomato and onions becomes soft. If u think u need some more water add it and bring to boil again. This Pappu Charu or rasam has to be liquidy. Now prepare tempering. Heat small pan add oil, cumin, mustard, udad dal, red chili and curry leaves. Fry till golden brown and add to the rasam. Serve hot with rice.
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Tomato Charu/ Rasam

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Rasam/ saaru /charuis a South Indian soup. Traditional preparation involves tamarind juice as base in addition to tomato, chili powder, pepper and cumin and other spices as seasonings. It is eaten with rice or separately as soup. There are different kinds of rasam, varying by ingredient and region. Today I made the regular tomato rasam/ charu. This a the must and should dish for our daily meal. Here goes the recipe...... We need:

Ripe tomato 1 large Tamrind tiny ball size Chilli powder 1/4 sp Cumin powder 1/2 sp Garlic 1clove Cilantro chopped 1/2 cup Haldi pinch Salt to taste Mustard seeds 1/4 sp Udad dal 1/4 sp Cumin seeds 1/4 sp Curry leaves 4 Dry red chilli 1 Oil 2sps Water 4 cups

Method:

Take a pan and add chopped tomato , tamrind, salt, haldi, cumin powder, chopped garlic, chilli powder, chopped cilantro and mash all the ingredients with ur hands. Now add 4 cups water and switch on the stove. Boil till bubbles appear and switch off the flame. In a small pan heat oil to make tempering. Add cumin see…

Gutti Vankaya kura / stuffed brinjal- Vol 2

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Got bored cooking the regular stuffed brinjal, so was going through some sites where i can find some different and easy gutti vankaya curry. Finally got a very simple and yummy recipe from youtube. Made this yesterday and turned out super yummy. Very simple and easy recipe. Here is the recipe for u all...........
We need:


Small brinjal 10 Coriander seeds 2sps Onion 1 large Poppy seeds 4 sps Coconut powder 4 sps Salt to taste Haldi 1/4 sp Chili powder 2sps Green chili 2 Ginger garlic paste 1sp Oil 3 sps Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup


Method:


Heat pan and add oil. Add chopped onion and green chili's. Saute for few minutes and add gingar garlic paste. Cook till raw smell disappears. Meanwhile make a powder or paste of poppy seeds, coriander seeds and coconut powder. When the onions turn light brown add slit brinjal, salt, haldi and chili powedr. Saute for few minutes and add the masala powder/ paste. Add little water and cover with lid. Cook on medium flame till brinjals become soft. Ga…