Rasam Powder Recipe

rasam powder recipe

Use this rasam powder recipe to make rasam powder to prepare tomato, dal, pepper-garlic and other types of rasam. The concern of some with the question, "how to make rasam powder?" is that the process would be complex.  Note, however, that you can make rasam powder easily.  This rasam powder recipe is for making the powder in smaller quantities, so it can retain its freshness and flavor.  

Do remember that the fresher the rasam powder, the tastier the rasam.

If you want the rasam to be spicier, add more chilies and black pepper.

Here is how to make tomato rasam, using this rasam powder.

Learn how to make toor dal rasam with this rasam powder.

Find out how to make pepper rasam with this rasam powder.

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Drinking a glass of ragi ambli or porridge in the morning can be a great way to start a day.

Here is the ragi ambli recipe.


1. Dried red chili 15-20
2. Coriander seeds 1/4 cup
3. Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon
4. Black pepper 1 teaspoon
5. Mustard 1/4 teaspoon
6. Methi 1/8-1/4 teaspoon
7. Curry leaves 2 sprigs

benefits of curry leaves
Curry leaves are a treasure trove of medicinal pearls.

Read the benefits of curry leaves in the blog.
8. Hing / Asafoetida small piece
9. Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon

benefits of curry leaves
Turmeric is said to have first-class medicinal properties. Read What are the Benefits of Turmeric? in the blog for details.

How to make Rasam Powder?

1. Wash curry leaves.

Spread them on a cloth to dry.
2. Fry red chilies till they become crispy.

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3. Dry fry, individually, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper, mustard seeds and methi, till they turn to golden brown or till you hear the crack sound.

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Keep aside to cool.
4. Fry curry leaves till they become crispy.

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5. Mix all the ingredients.

After the mixture becomes cool, dry ground it to make the powder.

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6. Rasam powder is ready.

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TIPS How to make Rasam Powder?
1. Do not fry too much, as the rasam powder may lose its flavor and the rasam could also taste differently.