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May 24, 2011

Uppu Saaru / Bittergourd Rasam Recipe

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I learnt this delicious kuzhambu /rasam from my MIL.Just like Kazhani kuzhambu , this is also an easy , unique recipe.I usually make pitlai with BG.But this is something different in taste and the procedure.Here comes the recipe with the picture..
uppu saaru

INGREDIENTS 
  • Bittergourd - 1 no (medium size)
  • Tamarind - Small gooseberry size
  • Salt & water - As needed
To roast & grind :
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Toor dal - 1.5 tsp
  • Channa dal- 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly - 4 -5 nos
  • Grated Coconut - 1 tbsp
To temper :
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
METHOD 
  • Slice cut Bittergourd with 1 inch thickness.
  • In a pressure cooker , take the bittergourd slices and cook till 1 whistle.
  • Take a tsp of oil in a kadai and roast the ingredients given above. Powder it coarsely and set aside.
  • In the  kadai , heat oil and temper the items given under "to temper". Now add the tamarind extract , salt , hing and curry leaves.
  • Add the cooked bittergourd pieces and allow it to boil for sometime.
  • Now mix the coarsely ground powder and boil for 5 mins.
  • The mixture should be watery in consistency.
  • Finally garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with plain rice & papad.
 uppu saaru 1


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34 comments :

  1. Bitter gourd rasam its very new to me.

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  2. Totally new to me,not a big fan of bitter gourd though!

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  3. Thnx for the quick comments dearies :)

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  4. wonderully done and presented delicious

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  5. Thanks for listing benefits of bitter gourd. We need to be reminded of this from time to time as we usually not eat due to bitterness.

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  6. Sounds interesting and inviting,

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  7. I've come across different versions of rasam but never with bitter gourd -- intriguing!

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  8. Bittergourd in rasam... A different recipe to me... But ur pic tempts me to make it...

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  9. Rasam looks inviting..Its very nice to know about nutritional facts..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  10. Completely different and new rasam for me, cant wait to try..

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  11. its a new one to me ....... delicious and lovely pictures.......

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  12. Bottle gourd rasam looks perfect.

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  13. Wow looks delicious and very tempting.

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  14. very new to me !! looks so wonderful and interesting recipe !!

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  15. interesting and I think I will love this..

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  16. New for me and looks very interesting ..

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  17. wow...rasam looks delish!! Love the kitchen clinic section!!

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  18. A very different rasam...Will try one day...

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  19. sounds interesting and new to me....
    looks healthy and delicious :)

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  20. bitter gourd in rasam sounds nice..never tried..:)

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  21. Now I am trying this as early as possible... I have good bittergourds from the green grocer's visit yesterday! I am already loving the recipe.Just waiting to try!

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  22. Sure to try this delicious & healthy rasam!!! Very informative post ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  23. very different and uniquerecipe. sounds very flavourful

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  24. Very healthy recipe Chitra,I will make bitter gourd often.sure will try it...

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  25. This is a whole new way of preparing bittergourd... thanks for sharing:)
    Reva

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  26. This is so unique recipe..new to me..sound delicious..

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  27. just a new receipe. thanks for your painstaking effort to write all details.

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  28. Oh gosh girl, I am hungry for this!

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  29. very new recipe to me ... looks delicious ....... glad to follow u ....

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  30. I make something like this, but I have not used bitter gourd in it, will try it next time

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  31. Love this idea of using pavakkai in rasam. I make pitla with it usually too! Will definitely try this recipe:-)

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  32. lovely food... very tempting!!! i will make this one... thanks for sharing your recipe

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