neem flower rasam

ingredients

  • Neem flower - 5 tsp.
  • Rasam powder - 1 tsp.
  • Tamarind - 1/2 small lime size
  • Tomato - 1 to 2 small size
  • Salt - 1 tsp.
  • Garlic -4 cloves smashed.
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
  • Green chilly - 1
  • Asafotida - 1/2 tsp.
  • Thur dhal - 4 tb. sp.(optional)
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Coriander and curry leaves

 

method of preparation

Cook the dhal until very soft and mash well.

Wash the neem flowers and saute for 3 minutes.

Soak tamarind and extract about 1/4 litre of juice.

Add salt, and rasam powder, tomato, turmeric powder, neem flower to the tamarind extract.

In a pan pour 3 tsp. of oil and add mustard seeds, asafotida, garlic smashed, green chilly and curry leaves.

Saute for 2 minutes and add tamarind extract.

After 5 minutes, add cooked dhal to the rasam.

When the rasam froths up, garnish with curry and coriander leaves. Remove from the fire.

 

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