Veppam poo Rasam(Neem Flower Rasam)

Veppampoo Rasam(Neem flower Rasam) is a delicious bitter rasam which we mainly prepare for Tamil New Year. This is an exclusive Tamilian recipe. Neem is extensively used in Indian Ayurvedic/ unani medicine. If such a wonderful flower can be used to make a tastier rasam then what could be better ever? Neem flower is very good for curing intestinal worms. We can get neem flower in ayurvedic shops (Naattu Marundhu Kadai).
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins

Tamarind1 small lemon size
SaltTo Taste
Red Chilli4
Thur Dal1 teaspoon
Ghee1 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Ghee1 teaspoon
Veppampoo(Neem flower)Few
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Thur Dal1 teaspoon
Curry leavesFew

Veppam Poo Rasam

  1. Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice add thurdal and keep it in flame. 

  2. In a pan, add ghee and fry the red chillies and add it to the tamarind juice and allow the tamarind extract to boil till the raw smell goes off. In a separate pan, heat some ghee and add mustard seeds, when the mustard seeds begins to sputter, add curry leaves and fry for 10 seconds. Take this seasoned ingredients aside.

  3. In the same pan, then add veppampoo(Neem flower) till they turn golden brown color. Add 2 cups of water and salt to the rasam and add these seasoned ingredients to the boiling rasam and when the rasam starts to boil, remove the rasam from the flame. 

  4. Now the yummy Veppampoo Rasam(Neem flower Rasam) is ready to serve with hot rice. Its always better to eat this Rasam after few minutes of cooking, so that the aroma of neem flower mix with rasam.

Neem Flower Rasam

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Healthy and easy preparation. Thanks..

Healthy and easy preparation

anyone know how to get rid of mud from veppamboo? I brought some from india and can't get it here. Realized its got sand particles :(

Hi, You can just soak the flowers in the water and the sand gets settled at the bottom

when do we add salt!!



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