Saturday, 4 July 2015

Udupi Rasam Powder

Udupi rasam powder is a very versatile spice powder. You can use it in rasams, porials (subzis) and even sambar !!! You ain't tasted rasam if you have not tasted Udupi rasam!!!

Recipe Source : Mother/Aunt

Serves : makes 1/2 kilo rasam powder

Prep time : 10 minutes 

Cooking time : 20 minutes


1/4 kg chillies (you can half byadige and half guntur chillies or change the proportion as per the spiciness level you require, guntur chillies are spicier than byadige chillies)
1 tablespoon urad dhal
1 small piece hing (asafoetida)
1 teaspoon methi (fenugreek seeds)
1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 kg dhania (coriander seeds)
10 sprigs of curry leaves


1.Dry roast corainder seeds with curry leaves.

2. Keep roasting till the curry leaves are crisp and you are able to crush them as shown below.Keep aside.

3. Dry roast urad dhal till light brown and keep aside.

4. Dry roast cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds for a few minutes and keep aside.

5. Dry roast mustard seeds for a few minutes and keep aside.

6. Heat oil in the pan and add hing till light brown.Keep aside.

7. Roast the red chillies in the same oil till they are crisp.

8. Cool the ingredients and grind to a fine powder in a mixer.

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