Rasam Powder in Udupi style / rasam powder

Rasam Powder in Udupi style / rasam powder

Ingredients: 1 cup = 250 ml
  • Coriander seeds - 1.5 cups
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds / Methi seeds - 1/4 cup
  • Hing - 1/2 tspoon (powdered)/ 2 chana sized balls
  • Red chillies - 1/4 kg (dried byadagi red chillies)
  • Black pepper - 2 table spoons
  • Curry leaves - 4 strands
Quantity of rasam powder : 2 cups
Time : 30 minutes

Step 1. On LOW flame, dry roast methi seeds(1/4 cup) till you get aroma or get changes in colour. Keep aside.

Step 2. On LOW flame, dry roast coriander seeds(1.5 cups), cumin seeds(1/2 cup), curry leaves (4 strands), and black pepper (2 table spoons) all together till you get aroma or till it starts spluttering. Keep aside.

before and after roasting

Step 3. On LOW flame, dry roast bydagi red chillies(1/4 kg) till chillies get crispy (about 3 minutes). Keep aside.
before and after roasting

Step 4. When all roasted ingredients cool, grind them to make fine powder (use dry mixy jar). Add hing powder to ground powder (if you are not using powdered hing, then roast them with other ingredients in step 2).

all ingredients after roasting

Step 5. Udupi style Rasam powder is now ready. Store it in clean and dry air-tight container once it completely cools.

Rasam Powder in Udupi style / rasam powder

Special thanks to Shalini Atte for this tasty rasam powder recipe.


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    Divided by taste, united by geography 😂

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