Traditional Indian King Soup

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Recipe for a Traditional Indian King Soup / Russum or Rasam South Indian

Traditional Indian King Soup

King Soup

Traditional Indian King Soup/ Russum or Rasam South Indian. It is a soup that our Moms and Grandmothers make when we have the flu. It's very spicy but healing.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp peppercorn
  • 5 garlic, with the peel
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ½ tomato, grated
  • Few curry leaves
  • 4 dry chilies
  • Salt
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • Fresh coriander/Dhani
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind mixed in 1-liter warm water

Instructions

Crush the first 4 ingredients (Jeera, mustard seeds, peppercorn, and garlic) together using a pestle and mortar.

Fry onion in oil with chillies.

Once the onion is translucent, add the turmeric and garlic mix.

Cook for 1 minute.

Then add tomatoes, and cook for 1 minute.

Add tamarind water, salt and stir well

Allow boiling for 3 minutes.

Remove from stove and then add the coriander.

Enjoy

Notes

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 57Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 164mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 2gSugar 6gProtein 2g

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Who invented Rasam?

The traditional preparation of rasam is made with tamarind pulp and black pepper- both abundantly and natively available in South India. According to some other historical sources, the origin of rasam is in Madurai and it dates back to the 16th century when the land was ruled by the Saurashtra rulers.

 

I found this very interesting post on the Health Site – 10 health benefits of Rasam

 

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