Betel leaf is generally used after a sumptuous meal.
They say it helps in digestion. There are other ways of using it in this
rasam.I have been trying to grow some plants in my balcony these days and betel
leaf seems to be growing well. So this rasam is prepared with home grown betel
Squeeze out and strain the extract. Now add 1 more cup of warm water and keep
chillies, pepper , cumin and garlic and fry till the dal turns brown. Let it
cool completely. Now grind it to a coarse powder in a mixer.
with just enough water. Keep aside
extract and let it boil in low flame for few minutes
continue to cook for few minutes, till it again begins to boil
2 minutes. Do not let it boil now. Switch off the fire
splutters add cumin seeds and pour this on the prepared rasam. Garnish with