Veppin Poovu Rasam (Neem Flower Rasam)

Ingredients for Veppin Poovu Rasam (Neem Flower Rasam):

1. Pigeon pea (Thuvara paripp) – 100 gm

2. Tamarind – 1 lemon sized

3. Tomato – 2 small, finely chopped

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Rasam powder – 2 small spoon

    Asafoetida – 1 pinch

    Salt – As required

    Neem flower (Arya vepp’s flower) – 1 small spoon

4. Ghee – As needed

5. Mustard – 1 small spoon

    Fenugreek seeds – ¼ small spoon

    Red chillies – 1

How to prepare Veppin Poovu Rasam (Neem Flower Rasam)?

1. Cook daal, blend it well and keep aside.

2. Soak tamarind in 2 glasses of water and later prepare the juice.

3. Now boil ingredients no: 3 adding tamarind water.

4. Add cooked daal (pigeon pea) to it, and if needed, add extra water too.

5. Boil your rasam for a little more time and keep aside.

6. Heat ghee in a pan, sauté ingredients no: 5 and add to your rasam.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, July 1-14, 2017

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