Drumstick greens rasam recipe

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Tamil Cuisine  -  Vegetarian RecipesRasam Recipes (entree)
Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
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  1. Drumstick greens - 1/2 cup
  2. Lemon - 1
  3. Chopped Tomato - 1
  4. Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
  5. Asafoetida powder - a pinch
  6. Salt - as needed
  7. -- Grind to Paste --
    1. Garlic - 3 cloves
    2. Cumin - 1/2 teaspoon (tsp.)
    3. Green chili - 1
    4. Curry leaf - 2 sprig
    5. Coriander leaf with stem - little
  8. -- For Tempering --
    1. Oil - as needed
    2. Mustard seed - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
    3. Curry leaf - little
    4. Dry chili - 1


  1. Add 1/2 cup of water to drumstick greens and cook them.
  2. Grind the ingredients under the section "-- Grind to Paste --" coarsely in a mixer or blender.
  3. In a pan heat oil. Now add mustard seeds, curry leaves, dry chili. Once the mustard seeds stop splattering add the ground ingredients and sauté them.
  4. Now add turmeric powder, Asafoetida powder and sauté them.
  5. Now add the tomato and sauté them until they become mushy.
  6. Now add the cooked drumstick green with the liquid. Add hot water as needed and squeeze the lemon and cook until it starts to foam.
  7. Now add stalk bring to boil once and serve.


  1. Instead of green chili you can substitute with black pepper powder.
  2. Instead of lemon you can use tamarind juice as well.


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