Chilli Rasam

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Chilli Rasam is a tasty and spicy side dish served with rice in Tamil households. Rasam and samabhar are the preferred accompaniments to rice in southern Indian Vegetarian cusine. Though there are lots of variations to this delicious dish, this spicy version of rasam - Chilli rasam - is a special comfort food.  

Chilli Rasam is served with hot steamed rice and is a life saver during rushed hours! The mixture of tamarind water, asafoetida and rasam powder and the tempering of mustard, tur dal, jeera and red chillies adds to that extra spiciness. Prepare your super spicy and tangy chilli rasam in minutes.

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  • Tamarind-a gooseberry shaped ball
  • Red chillies-4
  • Mustard-1/2 tsp
  • Jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Tur Dal-1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida-1/2 tsp
  • Rasam powder-1 tsp
  • Oil-1 tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Curry Leaves-a sprig
  • Coriander Leaves-a few

How to Make Chilli Rasam

  • Soak tamarind in water and extract juice.
  • In a pan, add tamarind water,rasam powder,salt and asafoetida. Boil well till raw smell goes away.
  • Temper with mustard ,tur dal, jeera and red chillies.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice.