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Betel Leaves Rasam



Ayurvedic Recipes >> Betel Leaves Rasam



Recipe By : Dr. Kamala Lakshmi GK.



Ingredients :

  • Tomatoes - 2 in number.

  • Betel leaf - 1 in numbe.

  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon.

  • Ghee - 1 teaspoon.

  • Mustard - Q.S.

  • Asafoetida - Q.S.

  • Tamarind - a small ball of clean tamarind.

  • Water - Q.S (3-4 glasses for 2 people).

  • Pepper - 5-8 whole pepper/ 1/2 teaspoon.

  • Garlic - 3-6 pods.

  • Jeera - 1/2 teaspoon.

  • Ginger - A tiny piece chopped.

  • Salt as per taste.

  • Jaggery as per taste.

  • Number of Servings - Sufficient for 2 people.



  • How to prepare :

  • Take a clean vessel. Add a little ghee and heat it. Put some mustard and asafoetida and split it.

  • Put some chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 minutes.

  • Then add turmeric powder and salt, little tamarind and water and boil.

  • Meanwhile, grind betel leaf with pepper, garlic, jeera and pieces of ginger.

  • Add this paste to the boiled tomatoes and put jaggery as per your taste and boil it another minute till you feel the aroma.



  • Benefits of Betel Leaves Rasam :

  • Mucolytic, Decongestant, expectorant ingredients like betel leaf, ginger, garlic, pepper all of which impact on Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Tract and for good immunity.

  • As per Ayurveda most of the ingredients including ghee(instead of oil) are agni deepaka( bioavailability enhancers).

  • Rasam which is mostly refreshing, in this case aromatic due to betel leaf when consumed can be good to patients of asthama, Gastro intestinal disturbances, worms and even can elate low mood.

  • Doshagna - Kapha - Vata Shamaka.



  • Recipe By :

    Dr. Kamala Lakshmi GK,
    Junior Resident (Ayurveda), Department of Integrative Medicine,
    National Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru , India.



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