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Veppam poo Rasam or Neem flower Rasam

Veppampoo rasam or neem flower rasam is made mainly during Tamil New Year and Ugadi. Though this seem to be a simple one to make have lots of medicinal values. Its always good to have it once in a while along with hot rice and little ghee. Ingredients: Tamarind Paste - 2 tsp Veppampoo Rasam with Tomatoes Thuvar Dal - 1/4 cup Red Chillies - 2 nos Pepper - 1/2 tsp Jeera - 2 tsp Dhaniya or Coriander seeds - 1 tsp Ghee - 1 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Dried neem flowers - 1 to 2 tbsp according to one's taste Hing/ Asafodeita - 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch Curry leaves - a few Coriander leaves - a few Salt to taste method: In half a tbsp of ghee fry thuvar dal, red chillies, pepper, dhaniya and a few curry leaves. Remove from flame and add jeera in the hot pan. It will get fried. Grind all these to a fine powder along with hing. In a shallow vessel, add 2 cups of water to the tamarind paste. Add salt and turmeric powder and bring it to boil. When it boils