Wednesday, 10 June 2020

RAW MANGO RASAM/மாங்காய் இரசம்/कच्चे आम का रसम


Raw mango is a wonderful natural remedy to treat gastrointestinal problems during summer days. It instigates the secretions of digestive juice and maintains the proper functioning of the whole digestive system. It treats constipation,  indigestion, acidity, heartburns, morning sickness and nausea of pregnant/  mothers. It promotes liver health. 

It maintains the teeth health.

The presence of Vitamin C, A and E in raw mango triggers the whole immune system, improves vision, and lowers the risk of prostate cancer.

Raw mango rasam in our kongu style is something different and tasty version. we add cooked dal contents to serve as the best accompaniment with hot steamed rice. It can be relished as a starter or You may call it as a mild tangy soup.

How to make this rasam?

First step:


Any dal like Toor dal or green dal or Masoor dal 1/4 cup
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Castor oil 1/4 tsp
Water 2 cups


Pressure cook the dal by adding above ingredients until 2 whistles.
Set aside to cool down.

Step Two:


 Raw mango 1 and semi-ripe mango 1


Select one semi-ripe mango and a green raw mango one.
Peel the skin and shred them.
Transfer to the mixer jar and blend to a smooth paste.
Set aside.

Step Three:

Tempering process:


Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 10-15 pcs
Red chillies two slits
Cumin powder 3/4 tsp (roasted)
Pepper powder roasted 1/2 tsp
Grated garlic 1tsp
Rocksalt 3/4 tsp
Coriander greens a fistful
Asafoetida .two pinches.
Mashed dal with two cups of water
Mango paste


Add sesame oil and heat on medium flame.
Temper with mustard seeds  followed by curry leaves and slit red chillies
Sprinkle asafoetida.
Pour the dal contents
Add cumin powder, pepper powder mixture and grated garlic.
Add mango paste and rock salt.
Allow  just-boiling
Garnish with coriander greens.
Switch off the flame.

Ready to serve.

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