All The Best Garlic Rasam


All The Best Garlic Rasam

Andhra favourite Vellulli Rasam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 6 people



  • Make a powder of coriander seeds, cumin seeds and black pepper. Keep aside.
  • Add warm water to tamarind, soak for 15 mins, extract tamarind paste and keep aside.
  • Powder the Bengal gram and add to about 2 ltrs of water.
  • Mix the above well and boil.
  • :- The water turns pale yellow.
  • Add salt and tamarind paste.
  • Pound garlic pods to a rough paste and add to the boiling gravy.
  • Add some more water (a glass or two) and continue boiling.
  • Add the rasam powder made earlier to the boiling rasam.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and saute curry leaves.
  • Add this to the boiling rasam. :- Add tomato pieces (100 gms) at step 5 (optional). :- Add split green chillies at step 6 (optional). :- Adding a pinch of asafoetida(Kaayam) at step 10 is also optional.
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