We all are aware the health benefits of Pearl Millet (Kambu / Bajra). We can make many different dishes using Kambu. Kambu Rasam (Pearl Millet Rasam / Bajra Rasam) is one such unique variety. Kambu soaked, cooked and added to tangy tamarind-tomato juice. A wonderful and healthy rasam. Serve this rasam with hot steaming rice. Try this different rasam and share your experience!


Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam
Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam





Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time1 hour
Cooking Time20 mins
Servings4

Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam
Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam

Ingredients:
Pearl Millet / Kambu / Bajra2 tablespoon
Tamarind1 small lemon size
Tomato1
SaltTo taste
Curry Leavesfew
Hing1/4 teaspoon
Chopped Coriander Leaves2 tablespoon


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
Ghee1 teaspoon

Method:

  1. Wash the kambu and Soak the kambu in hot water for about an hour. After an hour, cook the kambu till they are soft. When they are done, allow it to cool off and grind it to a nice paste

  2. Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice

  3. Heat a pan and fry the grinding ingredients other than cumin seeds and fry them till the dal turns golden brown color. Take these grinding ingredients to the mixer along with cumin seeds and grind it to a nice powder. Keep this rasam powder aside

  4. Take a sauce pan and add tamarind extract, chopped tomatoes, curry leaves, salt and hing and keep it in flame and allow it to boil for 5 minutes for the tamarind to get rid of its raw smell. Add the cooked and ground kambu to the tamarind juice and bring the rasam to boil. When the tomatoes are nicely done, add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil

  5. Finally add ground rasam powder and  stir well. When the rasam starts to become frothy, swtich off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Heat ghee in another pan and add mustard seeds, when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add the seasoned mustard seeds to the rasam. 

  6. The health and delicious Kambu rasam is now ready to serve!
  7. Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam
    Kambu Rasam Recipe | Pearl Millet Rasam Recipe | Bajra Rasam

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  1. this is so new to me. got a pack of kambu lying around will make good use of it now making this rasam thank you for the wonderful recipe :)

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  2. New recipe! Never heard about this. Must try! :)

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  3. A totally new recipe. could u please tell alternative for tamarind juice? been advised by doctor to not use tamarind in my diet.

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    1. We add tamarind for its sourness. Instead of tamarind we can use tomato.

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