|Daniyala Chaaru / Neer Saaru / Rasam|
Sometimes dal and even tomatoes in rasam can irritate the stomach and can aggravate the heart burn and stomach gas especially during sickness or even during a stomach upset. Such times this rasam is the best choice. Makes a very good rasam for Babies and toddlers too. The coriander and cumin seeds in this rasam aid in restoring the digestion.
lemon sized tamarind ball
30 gms jaggery
Salt to taste
¼ tsp turmeric
3 ½ cups Water ( ratio of 1cup :1tbsp: 1/3tbsp , Water : coriander : Cumin) + ½ cup water
1 tbsp oil
3 tbsps coriander seeds
1 tbsp Cumin ( jeera)
1 tsp pepper
½ tsp mustard
1 sprig curry leaves
1 red chili (broken)
1. Heat oil in a utensil; add all the tempering ingredients, fry till you get a nice aroma.
2. Pour water, add tamarind, turmeric, salt, jaggery .
3. Let the rasam boil for 20mins, add coriander leaves and switch off.
4. Discard the coriander seeds before you serve the rasam.