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Grandma's Tamarind Rasam Recipe | Puli Thanni Recipe

Grandma's Tamarind Rasam Recipe with step by step pictures. This of tamarind rasam comes from my grandma and a nice aroma from this rasam fills the entire house.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 18 kcal


  • Tamarind a small gooseberry size
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 2 cups Water
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam
  • ½ tsp Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu
  • ½ tsp Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu
  • a pinch Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi
  • 3 broken Dry Red Chilli
  • Curry leaves a handful


  • Soak tamarind in water for 10 mins. Squeeze and strain the water. 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, turn off the heat.
  • Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
Grandma's Tamarind Rasam Recipe | Puli Thanni Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 18 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 4mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 0.3g1%
Vitamin A 3IU0%
Vitamin C 0.04mg0%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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