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Coconut Milk Rasam Recipe

Coconut Milk Rasam is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
15 mins
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • Coconut - 1
  • Onions - 1/4 kg
  • Green chillies - 5-6
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon - 2
  • Salt as per taste
  • For seasoning:
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp -
  • Curry leaves - 1 leaflet
  • How to Make Coconut Milk Rasam:

    1. Scrape the coconut and grind in a mixie with warm water to extract milk
    2. Take out the 1st ( thick milk) and keep aside.
    3. Keep the rest of the milk in another vessel.
    4. Cut onions into round slices and slit green chillies into half. Boil them separately until onions are transparent.
    5. Add these onions to the coconut milk and add the turmeric and let it boil.
    6. When the milk just starts boiling, add the thick milk
    7. Let it boil and put of the flame.
    8. Add the salt and lemon juice and mix thoroughly.
    9. Heat oil in a small kadai and add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add the curry leaves and put off the flame. Season over the coconut milk rasam.
    10. Serve hot with rice.
    11. Do not add salt and the lemon juice during the cooking process as it curdles the milk.


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