coconut milk rasam recipe | kayi halu rasam | thengai paal rasam

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coconut milk rasam recipe | kayi halu rasam | thengai paal rasam with detailed photo and video recipe. rasam is a spiced south indian soup. it is prepared with tamarind extract as a base.
coconut milk rasamcoconut milk rasam recipe | kayi halu rasam | thengai paal rasam with step by step photo and video recipe. basically, rasam or rasa means flavored liquid or soup prepared with tamarind juice as its base. primarily, rasam recipes are served or consumed with hot steamed rice. however, these days, it is also consumed as soup for common cold and indigestion. furthermore, rasam recipes are even served as cold rasam similar to cold coffee or iced tea. finally, there are several variety of rasam prepared, but today we will discuss about coconut milk rasam.

firstly, i have to admit that my first encounter with coconut rasam wasn’t that great. i still remember, my mom had prepared kayi halu rasam for the first time. perhaps, she got this recipe from one of her office colleagues. she prepared it very sweet and creamy by adding more coconut milk. it wasn’t a pleasant taste and basically we had to dump the entire rasam. on that day, we both learnt that, coconut milk rasam has to be spicy rasam. more importantly, we got the measurement of coconut milk to be added to the rasam.

thengai paal rasam

in addition to the taste the of coconut milk, it has to offer several health benefits too. coconut milk has good fatty acids which helps in maintaining the body weight. recent research shows, consuming less fat can make you more fat. coconut milk is one particular solution, which maintains the good cholesterol and eventually the body weight. in addition, it also helps to have a healthy skin and hair and slows down the ageing process. perhaps that might be the reason, south indians apply coconut oil to hair, especially during summer season. another advantage of coconut milk is it improves immunity and improves heart health.

finally, before talking about the recipe, i request you to check my rasam recipe collections. specifically, tomato onion rasam, udupi rasam, lemon rasam, beetroot rasam, horse gram rasam. also, i have collection of rasam powder recipes too. in addition to rasam, you can also have a look at my sambar collection recipes.

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coconut milk rasam recipe | kayi halu rasam | thengai paal rasam
 
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easy coconut milk rasam recipe | kayi halu rasam | thengai paal rasam
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Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
for tempering:
  • 2 tsp coconut oil / cooking oil
  • ¼ tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 5-7 curry leaves
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
other ingredients:
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds / jeera, crushed
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 green chilli, slit lengthwise
  • ½ tomato, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup tamarind extract
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups water, add to adjust consistency
  • 1 tsp pepper, crushed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • few coriander leaves, finely chopped
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a large kadai add coconut oil or any oil of your choice.
  2. furthermore, add all the tempering ingredients like methi, mustard, urad dal, red chilli, curry leaves and hing. saute till they splutter.
  3. after that, add crushed cumin seeds, crushed garlic cloves and green chilli.
  4. saute till garlic turns slightly golden brown.
  5. furthermore, add chopped tomatoes and tamarind extract.
  6. also add in turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  7. give a good mix and boil for atleast 15 minutes on medium flame.
  8. after that, add 2 cups of water to adjust the consistency and quantity. get to a boil.
  9. then add crushed black pepper.
  10. additionally, add a cup of coconut milk and give a good stir.
  11. simmer for 2 minutes and turn off the flame. do not boil too much as coconut milk may curdle.
  12. finally, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with rice.


coconut milk rasam recipe | thengai paal rasam step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai add coconut oil or any oil of your choice.
    thengai paal rasam
  2. furthermore, add all the tempering ingredients like methi, mustard, urad dal, red chilli, curry leaves and hing. saute till they splutter.
    thengai paal rasam
  3. after that, add crushed cumin seeds, crushed garlic cloves and green chilli.
    coconut milk rasam
  4. saute till garlic turns slightly golden brown.
    thengai paal rasam
  5. furthermore, add chopped tomatoes and tamarind extract.
    thengai paal rasam
  6. also add in turmeric powder and salt to taste.
    kayi halu rasam
  7. give a good mix and boil for atleast 15 minutes on medium flame.
    kayi halu rasam
  8. after that, add 2 cups of water to adjust the consistency and quantity. get to a boil.
    kayi halu rasam
  9. then add crushed black pepper.
    coconut milk rasam
  10. additionally, add a cup of coconut milk and give a good stir. coconut milk is prepared by grinding 1 cup of fresh coconut with some water. furthermore, squeeze and extract the juice from it which results in coconut milk.
    coconut milk rasam
  11. simmer for 2 minutes and turn off the flame. do not boil too much as coconut milk may curdle.
    coconut milk rasam
  12. finally, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with rice.thengai paal rasam


notes:

  • firstly, boil the tamarind extract and tomatoes well. else the rasam will not taste good.
  • coconut milk is prepared by grinding 1 cup of fresh coconut with some water. furthermore, squeeze and extract the juice from it which results in coconut milk.
  • furthermore, using coconut oil makes rasam more flavourful.
  • additionally, you can also use mint leaves for more flavours.
  • finally, do not boil too much once you add coconut milk as they may curdle.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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