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Karpuravalli leaf is an excellent cure for cough and cold. Adding these leaves to rasam during winter season helps recover severe wheezing and also bronchitis related issues. 
Ingredients:(Recipe Source - National TV)
Karpuravalli leaves - 15 nos
Tomato - 1 no 
Tomato puree - 1/4 cup
Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp
Rasam powder -  1 tbsp
Cooked thoor dal - 1/4 cup
Coriander leaves n Curry leaves - few
Asafoetida - pinch
Salt as reqd
For tempering:
Red chilli - 1
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1/2 tsp

In a bowl add 2 cups water, tamarind paste, tomato puree, salt, hing and rasam powder and boil for 10 minutes.
Mean while blend tomato and karpuravalli leaves to fine paste and add to the boiling rasam mix.

Let the raw smell go approx 5 mins, now add cooked thur dal and and let it boil for 5 minutes.

Mean while heat ghee in tempering pan add mustard once it cracks add cumin seeds, pepper powder and red chilli and add it to the rasam.Serve hot with plain rice!!!


Babli said…
I love rasam very much and often prepare it. I shall try your recipe which is slightly different from mine. Its perfect for cough and cold. Looks yummy and tempting. I feel like having a bowl of rasam now itself.
Sorry I miss read ur post..the rasam looks yummy dear and my mil makes the same..pls delete my previous comment:)
Jay said…
very flavorful n healthy version..;)
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Prathima Rao said…
A healthy rasam!!!! Im bookmarking this!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner
Prathima Rao said…
A healthy rasam!!! Im bookmarking this!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner
Radhika said…
Ah, the rasam bowl looks so comforting.
Hamaree Rasoi said…
Rasam looks so delicious and comforting. Excellent preparation.

Hamaree Rasoi
Kurryleaves said…
interesting to have this with rice
Santosh Bangar said…
healthy rasam with herb
Priya said…
Wow wat a different and quite a new rasam, comforting.
S.Menaga said…
such a flavourful n healthy rasam..
Gayathri NG said…
Feel the aroma n flavourful rasam very healthy n comfort dish perfect with hot rice n appalam....
jeyashrisuresh said…
fllavourful rasam for this rainy weather
sangeeta said…
Good use of the healthy aromatic leaves. Shall try it this winter some time.
Gopika Ram said…
Wow.. the rasam looks so yumm :) Perfect with rice..
Mahi said…
Healthy rasam! Never tasted it!
Momof3 said…
Thanks for the useful info!! Nice n comforting rasam...can have it anytime:).
Rehana~ said…
Nice one..

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