Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

This is an extremely nutritious and tasty recipe and a wonderful variety of rasam if you are bored of having the same type of rasam over and over again.
Try cooking this easy and healthy pear rasam variety at home and enjoy.

Ingredients:

  • Pear: 1 no. (Medium)
  • Tomato: 2 no. (Medium)
  • Tamarind: 10 gm (deseed)
  • Garlic: 2-3 flakes
  • Turmeric power: ¼ teaspoon
  • Chili powder:  ¼ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Asafoetida: 1 pinch
  • Black pepper: 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seed: ½ teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves: 1-2 tablespoon
  • Curry leaves: 1 twig
  • Refined oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Water: 4 cup
  • Cumin: 1 pinch
  • Madras onion: 2-3 no.
  • Ginger: 1” piece

Preparation:

  1. Peel off pear, discard centre (seed) portion of the pear and chop into 1”pieces, keep aside.
  2. Chop tomatoes and coriander leaves, keep aside.
  3. Clean and chop onion, garlic and ginger, keep aside.
  4. Soak tamarind (~ 10 minutes) in water and extract pulp, keep aside.
  5. Take a grinding jar, put ¼ of pear, ½ of tomato, onion, half of the garlic, ginger, cumin and black pepper, and grind them to fine paste. Rasam masala is ready, Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take fry pan, put oil and heat.
  2. When it smokes, add mustard seeds, wait till it sputters.
  3. Add remaining chopped garlic and grounded rasam masala; stir and fry (keep it stirring otherwise it may burn).
  4. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder.
  5. Fry for couple of minutes, add chopped tomatoes and chopped pear.
  6. Stir it with little pressing manner with stirrer and fry till it gets messy appearance. (Keep it stirring otherwise it may burn).
  7. Add salt and tamarind pulp and fresh coriander leaves along with water.
  8. When it just starts boiling put off the flame.
  9. Note: it is necessary not to over boil for making good rasam as it loses its flavor.
  10. Stair it, wait for 5-10 minutes. Pear rasam (south Indian dish) is ready.
  11. Transfer into serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves.
  12. Serve with rice/urad dal vada.
    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    grind them to fine paste

    grind them to fine paste

    grind them to fine paste

    grind them to fine paste

    put oil

    put oil

    Add remaining chopped garlic

    Add remaining chopped garlic

    Add remaining chopped garlic and grounded rasam masala

    Add remaining chopped garlic and grounded rasam masala

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves

    add chopped tomatoes

    add chopped tomatoes

    add chopped tomatoes and chopped pear

    add chopped tomatoes and chopped pear

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add asafoetida, curry leaves, salt, turmeric power and chili powder

    Add salt and tamarind pulp

    Add salt and tamarind pulp

    Add salt and tamarind pulp

    Add salt and tamarind pulp

    Add salt and tamarind pulp and fresh coriander leaves

    Add salt and tamarind pulp and fresh coriander leaves

    Add salt and tamarind pulp and fresh coriander leaves

    Add salt and tamarind pulp and fresh coriander leaves

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    Pear rasam (south Indian dish)

    This is an extremely nutritious and tasty recipe and a wonderful variety of rasam if you are bored of having the same type of rasam over and over again.
    Try cooking this easy and healthy pear rasam variety at home and enjoy.

  • Pear is loaded with antioxidants and vitamin ‘C’.
  • Tomatoes provide lycopene which make the skin glow.
  • Addition to coriander leaves, black pepper boost, antioxidants which is good for skin.
  • No south Indian thali is complete without rasam.
  • It is an important side dish; this improves digestion, very useful in bad cold and cough.
  • My husband is very fond of rasam.
  • I make this rasam often, it is very delicious.

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