Neem flower  Rasam to Boost Immunity 

By editorkannada BalkaniSep 13, 2020, 10:25 IST
Neem flower  Rasam to Boost Immunity

Neem Flower (Veppam Poo) - Kamala's Corner

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 Neem flower rasam to boost immunity.

Required Ingredients: :- 

Ghee - 1 tsp 
Red chilli - 4 no
Tamarind - 30 gms (soaked in 1.5 cup / 300 ml warm water)
Asafoetida - 1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric - 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 15 
Salt - to taste
Tur dal (boiled) water - 2 cups / 400 ml
Jaggery - 1 tsp / 5 gm
Ghee - 1 tsp / 5 gm
Dried neem flowers - 2 tsp / 10 gm

Tempering :- 

Ghee - 1 tsp 
Mustard - 1 tsp 
Curry leaves - 8 

For Garnishing :-

Fresh coriander leaves - 1 Tbs (Chopped)

Method of Preparation :- 

Heat a teaspoon of ghee and roast the red chilies till it starts to change color. To this add the tamarind extract, asafoetida, turmeric, curry leaves, and salt and allow to boil till the raw smell of the tamarind is gone.

Add the dal water and jaggery to the boiling tamarind mixture, reduce the heat, and allow the rasam to froth. Remove from fire and cover.

Heat a teaspoon of ghee and roast the neem flowers till golden. Add this to the rasam.

Prepare for tempering by heating ghee in a separate pan. Add mustard when it starts to splutter toss in the curry leaves, mix well and add to the rasam.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

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