Watermelon Rasam

Watermelon  – 3 cups of juice
Tamarind – gooseberry sized
Rasam powder – 2- 3 tsp
Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch

Asafoetida powder – 1/4 tsp

Ghee – 2 tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves

Coriander leaves

Salt as needed


Slice watermelon into pieces. Remove the seeds. Grind watermelon in a blender to get watermelon puree.

Soak tamarind in one cup of water. Squeeze out the tamarind juice.

In a pan, add watermelon puree, rasam powder, chilli powder,  salt and turmeric powder. Boil. Now add squeezed tamarind juice.

Heat ghee in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Pour this over rasam. Serve hot with rice.

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