Pudina rasam recipe with step-wise pictures. Pudina rasam / mint leaves rasam is a south Indian rasam that goes well with rice and appalam. This rasam is healthy, refreshing, aromatic and has strong flavors of mint leaves. Pudina rasam soothens sore throat and relieves cold. I have prepared made this rasam in my style by crushing ingredients in mortar and pestle.
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Total time required : 15 minutes
No. Of serving : 4
- Tamarind – lemon size
- Mint leaves – handful
- Small onions – 6
- Tomato – 1
- Garlic – 6
- Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
- Pepper seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Curry leaves – 1 sprig
- Red chilli – 3
- Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
- Asafoetida – pinch
- Salt – as required
- Oil – 2 tsp
1. Soak tamarind in enough water and extract the juice.
2. Now crush the ingredients one by one using mortar and pestle. You can also grind everything together in mixer.
3. Crush onion, crush garlic, crush tomato or grind it in mixer, Coarsely grind Cumin seeds and pepper seeds and crush mint leaves. Add all the crushed ingredients to the tamarind juice and mix well.
4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add curry leaves and red chilli. Saute for a minute.
5. Now pour the tamarind mixture into pan along with required salt, asafoetida and turmeric powder and stir.
6. Cook in low flame until it turns frothy and starts boiling. Switch off the flame and garnish with some mint leaves and Coriander leaves.
7. The tasty pudina rasam is ready. Serve hot with rice and appalam.