Ingredients: (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)
- Prune – 2 (Soak overnight or for at-least 4 hrs)
- Finely chopped cilantro – 1/4 cup
- Boiled Toor Dhal(Yellow Pigeon peas) water – 1 cup
- Ayurvedic Rasam Powder – 2 tsp (or to taste)
- Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
- Asafoetida – a pinch
- Water – as needed to get thin soup consistency
- Ghee – 2 tsp
- Mustard Seeds – 1/8 tsp
- Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Curry leaves – 5
- Salt – to taste
- Grind soaked prune into a fine paste.
- In a pan, add prune paste, toor dhal water, turmeric powder, water (as needed to get a thin runny consistency), salt and let it cook covered(slightly ajar) in medium flame till froth appears on top.
- Add rasam powder and give it a stir.
- Heat ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once the seeds pop, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
- Saute for few seconds in low flame and add it to rasam.
- Garnish it with finely chopped cilantro.
Tasty and healthy Prune Rasam is ready!
Enjoy it with plain rice!
- Always let the rasam cook covered to retain aroma and Prana.
- Soaked or cooked Prune is Tridoshic and acts as a laxative. Dry Prune aggravates Vata.
- This rasam can be had as a soup in moderate amount.