Rasam recipe, easy, simple, tasty soup made with tamarind. How to make rasam without dal,without rasam powder. Best authentic south indian rasam preparation
My foray into rasam making wasn’t very impressive during the many trial and error sessions of my early kitchen days. I would try numerous versions to replicate a flavor that I tasted at my Tamilian friend’s home or at a restaurant in Coimbatore or elsewhere during my travels to Tamil Nadu. Each home has its […]
What would make a warm, hearty, filling, perfectly satisfying comforting meal when one is not feeling too well, you know, the kind that really slows us down? Spinach soup! There is something about the aroma of this nutmeg-scented simmering soup that is addictive and gives me a feeling of warmth. This iron-packed, emerald green, liquid […]
Do you know of the most nutrient rich tree in the world that grows really fast,its root,bark,leaves,flowers and pods can cure more than 300 diseases (according to Ayurveda),whose leaves,flowers and pods are edibles and are used to conjure up culinary delicacies, and can even purify water–but has been overlooked by modern medicine?Yes,we are talking about […]
My meals are incomplete without a dal dish.Its the most comforting traditional staple of our home and I can say ,without doubt, to most Indian homes.Considering the nutritional superiority of lentils,I would prefer to cook dals,an excellent source of high-quality protein and much easier to digest, than meat.Indian cooking is known to be labor intensive,but […]
Horse gram or ulavallu (Telugu), Kulith (Hindi) and Kollu payiru (Tamil) is a staple lentil of many South Indian farmer families. It is a small, flat, oval bean with a dark rusty tan color with an assertive earthy flavor.