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Easy Rasam Powder/Podi

An aromatic blend of spices ,sure to enhance the taste of your "Rasam" by multiple times. Try this simple recipe and your lunch times will never be the same again.
  Black peppercorn 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cumin seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Coriander seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Asafoetida 1 Tablespoon

1. In a pan, dry roast the spices one by one till a nice aroma is let out.
2. Add the asafoetida at the end.
3. Cool and blend to a coarse powder.

4. Store in an airtight container. Use according to your preference or 1 tsp for approximately 3 cups of rasam.

Don't let this powder boil for too long as all the spices are already roasted ,add just before turning off the heat for maximum flavor.
Use dried curry leaves for a longer shelf life.if using fresh leaves use with in a few days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 74 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.4 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 0.95 g1.9%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Rasam Powder/Podi Recipe Video