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KARPURAVALLI (CUBAN OREGANO) RASAM

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


Method:
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!!!

Comments

  1. 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.

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  2. Sorry I miss read ur post..the rasam looks yummy dear and my mil makes the same..pls delete my previous comment:)

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  3. very flavorful n healthy version..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  4. A healthy rasam!!!! Im bookmarking this!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  5. A healthy rasam!!! Im bookmarking this!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  6. Ah, the rasam bowl looks so comforting.

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  7. Rasam looks so delicious and comforting. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. interesting recipe..love to have this with rice

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  9. Wow wat a different and quite a new rasam, comforting.

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  10. such a flavourful n healthy rasam..

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  11. Feel the aroma n flavourful rasam very healthy n comfort dish perfect with hot rice n appalam....

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  12. fllavourful rasam for this rainy weather

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  13. Good use of the healthy aromatic leaves. Shall try it this winter some time.

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  14. Wow.. the rasam looks so yumm :) Perfect with rice..

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  15. Healthy rasam! Never tasted it!

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  16. Thanks for the useful info!! Nice n comforting rasam...can have it anytime:).

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  17. Nice one..

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