Ever Tried Mutton Rasam? Here’s How You Can Make It At Home
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A bowl of steamed rice paired with a piping hot bowl of rasam on a chilly winter evening spells comfort like nothing else. Don’t you agree? A spicy and satisfying South Indian food item, rasam is a delicious soup-like preparation that is often served with rice and sometimes even with dosa. It is a staple in many households and can be prepared in a variety of ways. 

A classic rasam is made of a spice blend that has a zesty and tangy flavour. However, there are other types too that include pineapple, tamarind, pepper, and more, leaving you spoilt for choice. And if you are someone who loves to experiment and innovate, we’ve got you another delicious rasam recipe that will keep you warm during the cold months. Elumbu (mutton) rasam is a comfort food during times of illness and chilled nights. Its ingredients work well to boost your immunity. 

This mutton rasam is high in protein, fibre, and other nutrients that are known to nourish us from within. Besides that, the recipe uses an abundance of ginger, black pepper, and other spices and herbs that are ideal for your well-being during this time of the year. What’s more? The spices and herbs, along with mutton, make this a delicious affair that you wouldn’t want to miss. So, without further ado, let's learn how to make it.  

First you need to prepare a spice mix for rasam. For that, take a pan and add in all the dry whole spices like black peppercorns, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, and dried red chillies. Roast the spices for 4-5 minutes, and grind them until a coarse mixture. Next, boil the mutton bones with salt and turmeric powder and let it boil in water for about 15-20 minutes. 

Next, you would need to prepare the tempering. Heat sesame oil in a pan and add chopped garlic, onion, and curry leaves. Sauté until the onion turns translucent. Then, add in the chopped tomatoes and wait until they turn soft and mushy. Once done, add it to the prepared rasam spice mixture and stir well. In the end, add the mutton pieces along with water and mix. Isn’t it a quick and easy recipe? Try it out and let us know how it worked for you.