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Jeera Rasam Recipe (Cumin Seeds Rasam) Recipe
Jeeragam or Jeera Rasam is a South Indian soup prepared with tamarind juice or tomato along with other spices.
Course drink
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time
5 minutes

Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
glass
Ingredients
Tempering :
Course drink
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
glass
Ingredients
Tempering :
Instructions
  1. To begin the preparation of Jeera Rasam, soak tamarind ball in about 1/2 cup of warm water and keep aside. Collect the extract later and discard the pulp and seeds.
  2. Soak 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds, toor dal, red chili and curry leaves in water and keep aside for about 10-15minutes.
  3. Transfer the soaked dal and spices in a grinder jar and coarsely grind to make a paste and keep aside.
  4. In a wok, add tamarind extract with chopped tomatoes, sambhar powder, curry leaves and salt.
  5. Boil till it is reduced and the raw flavor of tamarind goes off.
  6. Add the ground paste along with 1-2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
  7. As soon as it starts boiling turn off the gas and add finely chopped coriander.
  8. In a separate pan, heat 1-2 teaspoon ghee and add cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and let them crackle.
  9. Turn off the gas and pour the tempering on the rasam.
  10. Serve the Jeera Rasam hot with steamed rice.
Recipe Notes

If you liked this flavorful drink recipe from South India, then try making at home and enjoy sip by sip with your friends and family. Also share your story with me in comments below.

Love : Shaheen

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