Rasam, Rice Accompaniments

PUDINA RASAM

If you ask me what is your comfort food, instantly without thinking my answer would br Rasam. Rasam is a thin gravy or soup with or without lentils, Served as a second course in a South Indian meal. I have…

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Rasam, Rice Accompaniments

BEETROOT RASAM

Dhivya loves beetroot a lot and besides making beetroot fry, I make beetroot halwa I also make korma. This rasam I saw in a cookbook which turned out to be super yum. The bright colour and blended spices gave a…

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Rasam, Traditional Recipes

PEPPER RASAM

Rasam is a thin soup like gravy with or without lentils served with steamed rice.It is the second course in the South Indian menu and has many variations and flavours.This Pepper Rasam is made without lentils and I often make it when someone at home is down with cold or fever.It is a highly a comfort food and is pleasing to taste bus specially when you are ill.I have many Rasam recipes in my blog,but the one I make the most at home was never blogged.So I am here today with my very own easy peasy method of the most…

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Kuzhambu Varieties

THAKKALI VATHA KUZHAMBU

I like Vatha Kuzhambu and often make it at home as all at home are fond of it too.I normally make it with various vagetables like lady’s finger,brinjal,baby onions etc.They all taste good an are a good accompaniment to rice.Recently I chanced to lunch at my friend’s place who had made this Thakkali Vatha Kuzhambu or Tomato Vatha Kuzhambu along with a big menu.I have never tasted such a tasty kuzhambu and was curious to get the recipe from her.I got it later and prepared it last weekend and it was the tastiest delicacy I ever made.The recipe calls for…

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Rasam, Traditional Recipes

DRUMSTICK RASAM

Rasam is a thin lentil based gravy with spices and tomato with or without tamarind extract.In my house rasam is an integral part of the daily menu and is my comfort food as well.It is really wholesome and flavourful to have hot rasam on steamed rice with any curry and homemade ghee poured on top of the rice.I usually make Tomato Rasam or Jeera Rasam and on weekends Lemon Rasam Or Mysore Rasam.As it is a thin gravy or soup,it is light on the stomach yet filling. Though I am fond of rasams ,I have not tried unique variety of…

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