Monday, January 29, 2007

Inji Rasam (Ginger Rasam)

**Yet another Rasam from me.**
**Rasam that is good for digestion**
**Rasam made with Grated Ginger, Tomato Puree and Dal water.**

Ingredients Needed:
1. Grated Ginger 2 tsp
2. Tomato puree 3 table spoons
3. Green Chilli 1
4. Cooked Dal Water - 1 cup
5. Salt to taste
6. Hing
7. Jaggery very little

Ingredients for Seasoning:
1. Ghee 1 tsp
2. Mustard Seeds
3. Cumin Seeds
4. Curry leaves

For Garnishing:
1. Sliced Ginger pieces
2. Ginger Juice 1 tsp
3. Coriander Leaves


1. Mix Grated Ginger, Tomato Puree, Dal water, Slit Green Chilli, Salt , Jaggery and Hing and keep it aside.

2. Heat Oil in a Kadai and Splutter the Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Curry leaves and pour in the mixture.

3. Cook till it reaches boiling stage.

4. Garnish with sliced Ginger pieces, Ginger juice, Coriander leaves.

* ~ * Serve Hot with Steamed Rice
Have it as an Appetising Soup
. * ~ *

This is my Submission for JFI#10 (Ginger) Hosted by Rosie of What's the recipe today jim?


padmaja said...

More ginger!! great dish for winter!Good luck for JIF.

Coffee said...

That looks great!!!! Lovely rasam. :)

Asha said...

You can never have enough Rasam recipes if you ask me!!:)Looks yummy!

mandira said...

The ginger rasam looks delicious and perfect for winter!

Krithika said...

I am a rasam lover. this would be perfect for a rainy/cold day.

Kajal said...

Wonderful dish for winter.It is delicious and healthy too.

Maheswari said...

Wow..that looks delicious n'appetizing.

Sandeepa said...

More ginger !! So Rasam has only dal water and no dal, is it ? And can you please tell if we need to add Rasam powder ? I bough a packet of MTR Rasam powder once.
Pardon my ignorance

Meena Kandlakuti said...

both are nice entries for JFi-Ginger and thanks for sharing them.Rasam is simply superb.

indosungod said...

MT Rasam looks great and as a soup would be delicious

Menu Today said...

Hi Padmaja,
Thanks for visiting.

Hi Coffee,Mandira,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Asha,
In my house everybody prefers Rasam.My MIL and Mother knows many varieties. Thanks .

Hi Kirthika,
Yes, this rasam is perfect for rainly/cold season. Thanks.

Hi Kajal,
Thanks for visiting. Keep visiting Thanks.

Hi Maheshwari,
Thank u so much.

Hi Sandeepa,
For this ginger rasam no need for Rasam Powder. If you want your rasam to be clear, always use dal water. or take 2 tablespoons of cooked dal and dilute it with water and use for rasam. Thanks.

Hi Meena, ISG
Thank u very much for your kind words.

Prema Sundar said...

Yeah Yet another rasam from u MT(Queen of rasams). I think u have the maximum number of recipes for rasam..
Ginger rasam is new to me ... As my husband is having cold and cough this week i have already made pepper rasam twice and iam going to make ginger rasam today.. thanks for the recipe.


Isn't that spicy ?

sailaja said...

Another winner here, MT.

Sia's corner said...

oh boy!!! i love rasams and u have so many recipes in ur kitty:)

Sri said...

That's a good recipe for JFI.I like rasams a lot, I had rasam yesterday.:) will try ginger rasam next time.

Sri said...

That's a good recipe for JFI.I like rasams a lot, I had rasam yesterday.:) will try ginger rasam next time.

Seema said...

Wow, Loved this rasam. This must be thirst quenching and very good when you have cold isn't it.
Thanx for sharing

Anonymous said...


Delicious presentation of the Inji Rasam. Must be vey appetizing and thanks for sharing such authentic Indian recipe.
I always browse here for such authentic Indian Rasams:

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
Almost everyday I make rasam. MY son likes rasam very much. One day one rasam in my house.This rasam is very good for cough, cold etc.. Thanks.

Hi Sailu,
Thanks a lot for your kind words...

Hi Sia,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Sri,
Thanks for visiting. keep visiting.

Hi Seema,
Thanks, keep visiting.

Hi Harekrishnaji,
No, It is not spicy.. Thanks

Latha said...

Hello MT! We all enjoyed your ginger rasam heartily. I usually make Chandra Padmanabhan's recipe from Dakshin (grinding etc.,) and yours is simple yet tasty. Can I request for pomegranate rasam, please?

Menu Today said...

Hi latha,
Glad to note that you and your family enjoyed rasam. I will try to post pomegranate rasam soon.

fieryblaster said...

I made ginger rasam today and it was great. I did not garnish rasam with ginger juice as i thought it will be too much gingery. otherwise i followed ur recipe to the tee and it was great. thanks a lot.