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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Kanchu Huli(Grape Fruit) Rasam(Soup)

Ingredients:
1/2 medium sized Grape Fruit / Kanchu Huli
1/4 - 1/2 inch sized Ginger
Small lemon sized Jaggary
1/8th tsp Turmeric powder
2 - 3 Green Chillies
5 - 6 Curry leaves
2 - 3 strands of Coriander leaves
1 - 2 pieces of Red Chillies
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
Pinch of Asafetida powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp Ghee
4 - 5 cups Water

Recipe:
Cut the green chillies vertically into two long halves as shown in the picture below. Cut the grape fruit into two halves. Mash the ginger as shown in the picture below.

Put water, jaggary, salt, mashed ginger, turmeric powder, green chillies and bring them to boil. Keep the rasam in medium flame for about 3-4 mins.

Squeeze the grape fruit piece, add the grape fruit juice  and chopped coriander leaves to Rasam and bring it to boil.

Put mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chilly pieces and ghee in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, curry leaves and keep it for few seconds and then add it to Rasam. Mix well before serving. It goes well with Rice. It can also be served as soup.

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