Pathiya Samayal #12 | Murungai Keerai Rasam | Drumstick Leaves Rasam

drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Drumstick leaves are rich in iron.. Having it often increases haemoglobin count.. If women have it often, it is good for our health.. Pregnant women should have drumstick leaves to increase their Hb count.. Also it increases breast milk after delivery.. It is really a good post pregnancy recipe.. There are a number of health benefits in this awesome drumstick leaves.. At the same time, they can cause gas trouble.. It is the reason behind the fact that people hesitate while using it post-pregnancy.. Adding garlic and asafoetida would be the solution for this.. And this drumstick rasam would really make a perfect recipe using drumstick leaves..

The reason why I made a rasam using drumstick leaves is different.. I got only a very few leaves.. I could not make it as a thoran for 2 servings.. Hence I decided to make sambar or rasam.. Try this recipe.. It will be a tasty and healthy one..

Some other Rasam Recipes
Murungaikkai Rasam or Drumstick Rasam
Rasam without Rasam Powder
Paruppu Rasam or Paruppu Thanni or Dhal Rasam

Some Kootu or Stew Recipes to have with Rasam
Vellai Poosani Kootu or White Pumpkin Stew
Chow Chow Paruppu Kootu or Chayote Dhal Stew
Chow Chow Paal Kootu or Chayote Milk Stew
Peerkangai Paruppu Kootu or Ridge Gourd Stew
Soraikkai Kootu or Bottle Gourd Stew

 

Murungai Keerai Rasam | Drumstick Leaves Rasam | Iron Rich Diet Recipe

Prep Time :
Cook Time:
murungai keerai rasam recipe
Yield:
3 cups
Svg Size:
1 cup
Average Rating:
5 for 5
Calories per Serving:
40
Posted By:
Sabari
Cuisine:
Tamilnadu

Ingredients

Drumstick Leaves – 1 cup


Pepper – half teaspoon


Cumin Seeds – half teaspoon


Red Chilly – 1 small


Garlic Cloves – 3


Green Chilly – 1


Curry Leaves – a handful


Turmeric Powder – a pinch


Asafoetida – a pinch


Tamarind – a gooseberry sized


Mustard, Fenugreek and Urid Dhal – for seasoning


Coriander leaves – a little


Salt and Oil – as per taste

Quick Procedure

1. Take drumstick leaves and water in a vessel.. Add salt and cook till the leaves become soft


2. Dry roast pepper, cumin seeds and red chilly..


3. Take dry roasted ingredients in a blender and grind it to a coarse powder..


4. Add chilly, garlic and curry leaves to the ground powder..


5. Grind the items together to make a coarse paste..


6. Heat a pan.. Add oil.. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and urid dal.. Let them sputter..


7. Add the ground paste and asafoetida.. Saute for while..


8. Add tamarind juice and cooked drumstick leaves along with the water..


9. Add salt and mix everything together.. Keep it in medium to low flame and wait for a while..


10. Let it froth up.. Switch off, once it bubble and froth.. Do not let it boil, as the taste of rasam will go bad.. Rasam is ready

Step-wise Pictures

Take drumstick leaves and water in a vessel.. Add salt and cook till the leaves become soft..
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Dry roast pepper, cumin seeds and red chilly.. Take dry roasted ingredients in a blender and grind it to a coarse powder..
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Add chilly, garlic and curry leaves to the ground powder.. Grind the items together to make a coarse paste..
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Heat a pan.. Add oil.. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and urid dal.. Let them sputter.. Add the ground paste and asafoetida.. Saute for while..
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Add tamarind juice and cooked drumstick leaves along with the water.. Add salt and mix everything together.. Keep it in medium to low flame and wait for a while.. Let it froth up.. Switch off, once it bubble and froth.. Do not let it boil, as the taste of rasam will go bad..
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

Rasam is ready
drumstick leaves rasam or murungai ilai rasam

 

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