Drumstick Rasam to Boost Immunity

By editorkannada BalkaniSep 30, 2020, 17:17 IST
Drumstick Rasam to Boost Immunity

In this weather, one important thing to be followed is to increase our immunity.  All the necessary safety measures should be followed to increase immunity.

Our body should not only be protected from cold and common infections but also it's necessary to take precautions against serious illness. As they say, Precaution is Better than Cure, it is better to follow it.

So let us see the preparation of Drumstick Rasam to Boost Immunity. 

DRUMSTICK RASAM Recipe | nithyaskitchen

Required Ingredients :- 

2 drumsticks
2 medium-sized ripe tomatoes 
1 tablespoon seedless tamarind, soaked in ½ cup water for 30 minutes
1.5 to 2 cups of water 
2 to 3 teaspoon rasam powder
1 or 2 teaspoon jaggery
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 or 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1/4 cup coriander leaves

For Tempering :-

1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon urad dal
1/4 teaspoon Menthya soppu
2 dry red chilies
1 pinch Hing
Few Curry Leaves 
1 to 1.5 tablespoon oil

Method of Preparation :- 

Add the tomato puree, drumsticks, turmeric powder, red chili powder, 2 cups water in a pot or pan.
Bring to a boil and simmer till the drumsticks are cooked, uncovered.

Squeeze the tamarind pulp straight into the bowl of water. Add the tamarind pulp, rasam powder, jaggery, and salt. Stir well. Simmer for 5-6 minutes more or till the raw aroma of the tamarind goes away.

In a small pan, heat oil. Add the mustard and urad dal first. Let the mustard seeds pop first and at the same time, the urad dal would also start getting brown.
Now add the cumin and fry for a few seconds.

Add the dry red chilies, curry leaves, asafoetida, and fry for some seconds. Pour the tempering mixture in the rasam. Stir and mix in the coriander leaves.

Serve the drumstick rasam hot with rice or as an accompaniment with sambar.

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