South Indian cuisine, is of those cuisines that is famous all over the world. Every restaurant in India will have the Idli, Dosa and Chutney option in their Breakfast menu. Other than these Breakfast dishes, there are two other dishes, Sambar and Rasam which are very famous and is made in almost all the South Indian households along with Steamed Rice. Here, we will talk about different kinds of Rasam made in South India.
Rasam, which means juice is a comforting South Indian Soupy dish, which is traditionally prepared using kokum or tamarind juice as a base, with the addition of tomato, chili pepper, pepper, cumin and other spices as seasonings. In some Rasams, Dal is also used along with vegetables. You can serve Rasam along with your meals or you can drink it as a soup during Winters. It is very easy to make and tastes delicious.
You can make different types of Rasam such as Elaneer Rasam, Lemon Rasam, Pudina Rasam, Paruppu Urundai Rasam, Veppam Poo Rasam etc. Other than this, you can also use fruits to make Rasam such as Pineapple Rasam, Orange Rasam, Watermelon Rasam etc. Not only vegetarian, you can use Chicken, Mutton and other Non Veg ingredients to make Rasam.
Here, we have lined up some lip smacking and comforting Rasam Recipes that you can have it on its own as a soup or can serve it along with your South Indian Meal of Sambar, Steamed Rice, Thoran/Poriyal and Elai Vadam.