Pepper Garlic and Citrus Saaru (Rasam)

 

This Saaru/Rasam makes an awesome drink, especially during a cold! It was so soothing to the throat! It would be great mixed with some steamed rice as well.

 

What you’ll need:

  • Mandarin Oranges – 3
  • Garlic Cloves – 5
  • Black Peppercorn – 1 to 2 tsps
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Methi (Fenugreek) Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 big Lemon
  • Cilantro – a few sprigs

Method:

1. In a pot, add a little oil or ghee and saute the Garlic on medium low heat.

2. Grind together, Ginger, Peppercorn, Methi Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Turmeric, Salt, to a fine paste.

3. Add to the pot with plenty of water to make a thin consistency. Boil for about 8 – 10 min on medium low.

4. Juice the Oranges (whole) and add to the Rasam. Add Lemon juice.

5. Switch off heat. Garnish with chopped cilantro. Enjoy hot!!

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