Garlic Rasam/Poondu Rasam


Garlic – 6 to 7, (depending on how strong you like)

Tamarind/PuLi – a small quantity, seeds removed

Pepper – 1 tsp

Red Chillies – 2 pieces

Thoor Dal/thuvaram paruppu – 1 ½ tsp

Mustard seeds: ½ tsp

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Turmeric powder: ½ tsp

Salt – to taste


Soak Tamarind, Pepper, Red Chillies, Thoor Dal for ½ hr.

Grind to a smooth paste. Add some water to desired quantity of the rasam.

Heat Ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it crackle. Add Curry Leaves. Then, add crushed garlic.

Immediately add the paste with water. Add turmeric powder & salt to taste.

Boil until froth forms on the top.


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