Murungakai Rasam | Drumstick Rasam

 Murungakai Rasam | Drumstick Rasam


Murungakai rasam is a flavoursome, nutritious and traditional South Indian rasam variety made with drumstick pulp or pieces. Check out the recipe below.


Drumstick-1 no chopped to finger length pieces.
Tamarind extract-from small lemon sized tamarind
Rasam powder-2 tsps
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Red chillies-1 
Asafoetida-a pinch
Salt to taste
Curry leaves and coriander leaves few
Oil/ghee-1 tsp


👉Boil the drumstick and scoop the pulp out.set aside.Keep 4 drumstick pieces as such to add later.

👉Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water, extract the juice and discard the pulp.
👉Heat oil/ghee in a kadai add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,red chillies,curry leaves,asafoetida and allow it to splutter.

👉Next pour the tamarind extract , add turmeric powder and bring it to a boil.

👉Now add the rasam powder,drumstick pulp and pieces ,salt, required water(1 cup) and mix well.

👉Boil until the rasam becomes frothy, immediately switch off the gas.

👉Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Preparation time-15 mins

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