When you say neem faces do frown .
But this rasam doesn’t have the bitter taste .
Advantageous towards boosting health,
especially the stomach ,this type of concoction
should be taken frequently.
You should dry the neem flowers and store it ,
to make these type of recipes .
As neem trees are found all around my house ,
it’s just a leap if I need.Fresh flowers will infuse
bitterness so do not use fresh flowers .
You have to make this rasam with ghee for
good taste .
Fresh flowers can be used to make ‘ Kara
kulambu ‘ or vathal kulambu .Do try this recipe
and give your experiences and feedback.
Now to the healthy recipe
A handful of dried neem leaves
Grind to a coarse paste
1 small tomato
4-5 cloves garlic
1 tsp cummin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric
2-3 cups light tamarind water
Salt to taste
2 tsp ghee
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 dry chillies
Few curry leaves
A pinch of asafoetida
•Heat ghee and fry the flowers in ghee for 2
minutes . Remove and set aside.
•In the same vessel,add the ingredients listed
•Next add the ground paste,turmeric,and salt.
•Sauté for few minutes
•Add tamarind water and when it starts to boil ,
add the fried flowers .Remove from fire .
•Garnish with coriander leaves .