Neem Flower / Veppam Poo is one of the medicinal ingredient. It helps in digestion and cleans stomach. Try to include it in your diet atleast once a week.
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 4
Dry Neem Flower / Veppam Poo- 1 tblspsn
Tamarind a small gooseberry size
Salt to taste
Sugar - ½ tsp
Water - 2 cup
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - ½ tsp
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - ½ tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - ½ tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - a pinch
Dry Red Chilli - 3 broken
Curry leaves a handful
Soak tamarind in water for 10 mins. Squeeze and strain the water. Set aside.
Dry roast neem flower in a pan for 2 to 3 mins. Set aside.
Heat ghee in a pan, add in all the seasoning ingredients. Fry for a min.
Pour in tamarind water, salt, sugar and bring it to a boil.
Once it boils, add in neem flower and turn off the heat.
Serve with rice.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take tamarind in a bowl|
|Cover with water and soak it for 10 mins|
|Now squeeze the pulp from tamarind and strain the juice|
|This is dried neem flower|
|dry roast them in a pan till it smells good|
|heat ghee in a pan|
|Add in mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and toor dal|
|add in broken dry red chillies|
|add in little asafoetida|
|add a little curry leaves|
|Saute for a min|
|Now it has turned golden|
|Pour the tamarind juice|
|Add in little salt and sugar|
|bring it to a boil|
|now add in neem flower and turn off the heat|
|Serve with rice..|