punarpuli saaru recipe | kokum rasam recipe

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punarpuli saaru recipe | kokum rasam recipe is a popular rasam recipe in udupi and parts of south india. punarpuli or commonly known as kokum and found in fresh or dried form. kokum has several medicinal benefits and is used to treat constipation and in case of indigestion.

during my childhood days when i used to go to grandma’s house she used to always prepare punarpuli saaru | kokum rasam for us. the good thing about this sun dried kokum is it last almost forever. sun dried kokum is easily available in any indian store. today i am going to share this recipe with healing magic.

punarpuli saaru recipe | kokum rasam is simple recipe with mixed combination of tangy, sour, spicy and sweet. a tasty and healthy kokum rasam or punarpuli saaru for your perfect winter or monsoon lunch.

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punarpuli saaru recipe | kokum rasam recipe
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
punarpuli saaru recipe | kokakam rasam recipe
Course: Main
Cuisine: south indian
Servings: 3 Servings
Author: Hebbar's Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
  • 4 sun dried kokum / punarpuli peel / ½ cup kokum / punarpuli syrup
  • 1 tsp crushed black pepper or can use more, it will help healing your cold
  • 1 tsp ghee or oil
  • ½ tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli optional
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • water
  • salt
Instructions
  1. soak the punarpuli / kokum peels in a cup of hot water for 30 minutes, let it become soft. squeeze the kokum pieces a bit.
  2. in a large kadai, add ghee and cumin seeds.
  3. when they splutter immediately pour the kokam extract on to the kadai.
  4. add another cup of water, salt, curry leaves and green chilli.
  5. boil the content well and keep it in low flame for 10 minutes after it starts boiling.
  6. add a tsp of jaggery and mix well.
  7. lastly add coriander leaves and crushed black pepper. stir well and get to a boil.
  8. serve it hot as rasam with rice or drink it as shots.

punarpuli saaru recipe | kokum rasam step by step recipe:

  1. soak the punarpuli / kokum peels in a cup of hot water for 30 minutes, let it become soft. squeeze the kokum pieces a bit.
    punarpuli saaru
  2. in a large kadai, add ghee and cumin seeds.
    punarpuli saaru
  3. when they splutter immediately pour the kokam extract on to the kadai.
    punarpuli saaru
  4. add another cup of water, salt, curry leaves and green chilli (optional).
     kokakam rasam
  5. boil the content well and keep it in low flame for 10 minutes after it starts boiling.
  6. add a tsp of jaggery and mix well.
     kokakam rasam
  7. lastly add coriander leaves and crushed black pepper. stir well and get to a boil.
    kokum rasam
  8. serve it hot as rasam with rice or drink it as shots.
    kokam rasam

notes:

  • add some tamarind juice if you like your rasam more tangy.
  • you can consume this rasam as soup.

 

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