When I had posted home made sambhar powder many were keenly writing to me asking for rasam powder. As winter/rainy season is approaching and climate keeps varying very frequently including rasam in daily diet helps you improving immunity and also digestion. I have the habit of making various versions of rasam based on availability of ingredients daily.Rasam for babies can be given after 8 months. You can either provide this like a soup or mix with rice or mix with dal rice and offer your little one. Here is the quick recipe of rasam powder. I shall soon post rasam recipe with this powder. I have already posted coriander garlic rasam and pineapple rasam. Stay tuned for more varieties of rasam.
- Toor dhal-1/2 cup
- Coriander seeds-1 cup
- Cumin Seeds-3/4 cup
- Red chillies-10
- Hing-A small piece
- Pepper-1/2 cup
I have taken lesser quantity than specified.
1.Remove impurities from the ingredients.
2.Dry roast toor dhal,red chilly and hing together in medium flame.
3.Dry roast coriander seeds till aroma arises and set it aside.
4.Dry roast Pepper and cumin seeds till they tend to pop.
5.Let all dry roasted ingredients get cooled.
6.Add it to a dry mixer jar and make a coarse powder.
7.Spread it in a plate.
8.Store it in an air tight container after they completely cool down.
You can skip red chillies if you wish,especially when you make for babies.
This can be stored for 3 months in room temperature. However I prefer to make it once in 15 days.
Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food.
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