Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe

Drumstick Kuzhambu or Sambar is a conventional SouthIndian dish. Drumstick Soup is also one of the popular dish. But many of you rarely heard about Drumstick Rasam. Drumstick rasam is very tasty and yummy rasam variety with a richness of drumstick in tangy tamarind - tomato  base. I always freshly ground the rasam powder which adds more flavour to the rasam. Try this drumstick rasam and share your comments!

Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe
Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time30 mins

Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe
Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe

Tamarind1 lemon size
Chopped Coriander Leavesfew
SaltTo taste
Thurdal2 tablespoon
Hinga Pinch

Ingredients For Grinding:
Ghee1 teaspoon
Coriander Seeds2 teaspoon
Thur dal2 teaspoon
Pepper1 teaspoon
Red Chillies1
Cumin Seeds1/2 teaspoon

Ingredients For Seasoning:
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew
Ghee1 teaspoon


  1. Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice

  2. Wash and Chop the Drumstick to 2" pieces. Pressure cook half of the drumstick pieces. Also Pressure cook the thur dal and mash it nicely and keep it aside. 

  3. Heat a pan, add ghee and add the grinding ingredients except cumin seedsand fry it till the dal turns golden brown color. Remove the fried ingredients from flame and add it to mixer and also add cumin seeds

  4. Grind the ingredients to a fine powder and keep it aside. Add the rest of the uncooked drumstick pieces to a sauce pan and add water and allow them to cook

  5. When the drumstick pieces are half-cooked, add the tamarind juice to a vessel along with salt, curry leaves and hing. When the tamarind extract is getting cooked, take the cooked drumstick pieces from the cooker

  6. Using a spoon, remove the pulp of the drumstick and add it to the rasam.

  7. Allow the rasam to boil till the raw smell of the tamarind goes off, add mashed dal and mix well and add 2 cups of water and keep in flame and allow in flame for another 5 minutes. Finally add the ground powder and mix well and when the rasam gets the froth, remove from flame. Heat another pan, add ghee and add mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add curry leaves and chopped tomatoes and saute the tomatoes till they are cooked and then add it to the rasam.

  8.  Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice

  9. The yummy and spicy Drumstick rasam is ready to serve
  10. Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe
    Drumstick Rasam Recipe | Murungakkai Rasam Recipe


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very different and refreshing rasam. love the addition of tomato in tadka.

My daughter loves murungakai.. my weekend menu decided. Thank you for all the authentic bhramin recpies.

Today I made this rasam...everyone in my family liked it..I got appreciation only because of u mam....thank u for sharing this recipe.



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