rasam upma using left over rasam

I am sure this is an intriguing post to many about a rasam upma !.there is nothing mysterious about the dish, just the humble upma made with left over rasam .Why left over rasam ? because in many Tamil households, rasam is an integral part  of the menu and in many cases it is left over… 

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udupi rasam, south Indian rasam

  Udupi  is    a well known city in  Karnataka state for its unique flavorsome cuisine, the beautiful divine Krishna temple,  and the  chain of popular Udupi restaurants known for the pure Shivalli brahmin style cooking.Sadly like many good eating places the name Udupi has been misused as it draws patrons in huge numbers, while… 

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Home made Instant Rasam paste to make Quick rasam

instant rasam paste

I have already shared some Rasam recipes in this blog to make instant rasam using a powder with all ingredients included and directions to make a good tasty rasam. I have also shared a similar quick Instant rasam recipe  where you make it for one time and not a store and keep recipe. This  is… 

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 It is very convenient to have such ready to make Rasam mix at home rather than relying on store bought premixes as you cannot make your alterations, besides they are expensive too. These ready to make powders come handy for business travellers who remain out of home and would like to prepare home made Rasam… 

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Tomato Rasam / Thakkali rasam

tomato rasam / thakkali rasam

Rasam or Chaaru or Saaru is a SouthIndian thin clear soup., traditionallyprepared using tamarind juice as a base, with the addition of tomato, and chili pepper, pepper, cumin and other spices asseasonings. Steamed lentils are added along with any preferredvegetables. Nowadays all the seasonings requiredare combined and ground beforehand into a rasam powder, which is available commercially.It is eaten with rice or separately as a spicy soup. In a traditional meal, it… 

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