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Indian chicken rasam(chicken-black pepper soup).

Indian chicken rasam(chicken-black pepper soup).

A hot and sour Indian chicken rasam(soup)recipe that will keep you warm and cozy in cold weather.

An easy one-pot soup that makes a hearty and wholesome meal.

 

Made with coriander, cumin, pepper, onion, ginger, garlic rasam paste, it’s the perfect soup for common colds and flu.

 

Spicier and tastier than your regular common chicken soup, the hot and sour flavor combined with chunky bone-in chicken pieces makes this chicken rasam(soup) just the thing to give your taste buds the wake-up call they need. 

 

Indian chicken soup rasam

Meal ideas with the Indian chicken soup.

 

Not only is this easy chicken and pepper soup an energy booster for anyone with the flu but it makes a great side-dish for a one-bowl meal.

 

All you need to make an easy peasy lunch menu with the chicken rasam, is a bowl of rice and poppadom.

That’s it!

 

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A hot and sour Indian chicken rasam(soup)recipe that will keep you warm and cozy in cold weather and beat the cold and flu. An easy one-pot soup that makes a hearty and wholesome meal.

 

Utensils and appliances needed.

Chopping board and knife.

Large bowl

Spice grinder.

A large pot or wok to make the rasam

 

More rasam and soup recipes.

Sri Lankan rasam 

Bone broth-based beef and vegetable soup

Spicy curried oat soup

 

Storing- once cool, can be refrigerated and used within 2 days in air-tight glass containers. plastic containers may stain.

 

Freezing- can be frozen for a week. 

 

Reheating- let the soup reach room temperature and then warm the soup over stovetop or microwave.

 

Stop food waste by- any leftovers can be frozen.

 

recipe difficulty rating.

 

Hot and sour

chicken-black pepper soup.

(Indian chicken rasam)

 

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

 

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

 

700g chicken part(preferably bone-in)

Salt to season

3 tablespoons of tamarind juice(1 extra spoon to be added later if you prefer a little more sourness to the rasam, you can also use lime juice as a substitute ingredient)

2 tablespoons of coriander seeds

2 and 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 tablespoon of black pepper(increase by 1 teaspoon if needed)

2 medium-sized onions

3 green chillies chopped

6 garlic cloves 

2″ ginger piece

2 tablespoons of oil

1 teaspoon mustard

5-6 curry leaves

3 medium-sized tomatoes cut into thick wedges

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric

2 teaspoons of red chilies powder

5 cups of water

 

Method

Clean and wash the chicken parts(700g), completely drain water and place them in a bowl.

Marinate with salt(1/2 teaspoon) and tamarind juice(3 tbs). set aside for 15-20 minutes.

chicken parts for the rasam.

 

How to make the rasam spice paste.

Add coriander seeds(2 tbs), cumin seeds( 2 and 1/2 tsp), black peppercorns(1 tbs)to a grinder.

grinding pepper and cumin for the rasam powder.

 

And make a coarse spice powder.

rasam powder spices .

 

Once you’ve ground the spices, add the onions(2 medium), green chillies(3), garlic(6 cloves), ginger(2″piece) and blitz to make the rasam spice paste.

If you are using a small grinder, you might have to grind this in two stages to accommodate all ingredients.

Add a few teaspoons of water to make the grinding easier. set aside.

adding onions green chillies to make the rasam paste

 

To a wok or large pan, add oil(2 tbs) and temper the mustard seeds(1 tsp) with curry leaves(5-6 leaves) until the mustard seeds pop over medium heat.

Add the spice paste followed by tomatoes(3medium), turmeric(1/2 tsp), chilies powder(2 tsp), reduce heat to low and cook for 3-5 minutes

cooking the raw rasam spice paste.

 

Until the raw onion paste and spices are cooked slightly and release their aroma.

the cooked rasam paste for the chicken rasam soup

 

Add the chicken parts to the spice paste combine and cook for another 5 minutes.

Avoid browning the chicken by maintaining low-medium heat and moving the chicken parts and letting the rasam paste coat them.

add the chicken parts to the rasam paste.

 

Add water(5 cups), maintain medium heat and continue to slow simmer the chicken soup for 30 minutes.

As the chicken rasam simmers, remove any greying matter that floats on top of the rasam water.

add water to the chicken rasam.

 

30 minutes into cooking time, taste the soup and season with salt, pepper and additional tamarind juice(1-2 tablespoons but make sure the soup doesn’t turn too sour, start with 1 tablespoon)to add sourness to the chicken soup(rasam).

the chicken rasam being cooked.

 

Serve with rice and poppadams to make a simple lunch.

the indian chicken rasam served with rice.

 

Indian chicken rasam(chicken-black pepper soup).

indian chicken rasam soup recipe
Indian chicken rasam(chicken-black pepper soup).

A hot and sour Indian chicken rasam(soup)recipe that will keep you warm and cozy in cold weather.

An easy one-pot soup that makes a hearty and wholesome meal.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 700g chicken part(preferably bone-in)
  • Salt to season
  • 3 tablespoons of tamarind juice(1 extra spoon to be added later if you prefer a little more sourness to the rasam, you can also use lime juice as a substitute ingredient).
  • 2 tablespoons of coriander seeds
  • 2 and 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of black pepper(increase by 1 teaspoon if needed)
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2″ ginger piece
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 3 medium-sized tomatoes cut into thick wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons of red chilies powder
  • 5 cups of water

Instructions

    Clean and wash the chicken parts(700g), completely drain water and place them in a bowl.

    Marinate with salt(1/2 teaspoon) and tamarind juice(3 tbs). set aside for 15-20 minutes.

    .HOW TO MAKE THE RASAM SPICE PASTE.

    Add coriander seeds(2 tbs), cumin seeds( 2 and 1/2 tsp), black peppercorns(1 tbs)to a grinder.

    And make a coarse spice powder.

    Once you’ve ground the spices, add the onions(2 medium), green chillies(3), garlic(6 cloves), ginger(2″piece) and blitz to make the rasam spice paste.

    If you are using a small grinder, you might have to grind this in two stages to accommodate all ingredients.

    Add a few teaspoons of water to make the grinding easier. set aside.

    To a wok or large pan, add oil(2 tbs) and temper the mustard seeds(1 tsp) with curry leaves(5-6 leaves) until the mustard seeds pop over medium heat.

    Add the spice paste followed by tomatoes(3medium), turmeric(1/2 tsp), chilies powder(2 tsp), reduce heat to low and cook for 3-5 minutes

    Until the raw onion paste and spices are cooked slightly and release their aroma.

    Add the chicken parts to the spice paste combine and cook for another 5 minutes.

    Avoid browning the chicken by maintaining low-medium heat and moving the chicken parts and letting the rasam paste coat them.

    Add water(5 cups), maintain medium heat and continue to slow simmer the chicken soup for 30 minutes.

    As the chicken rasam simmers, remove any greying matter that floats on top of the rasam water.

    30 minutes into cooking time, taste the soup and season with salt, pepper and additional tamarind juice(1-2 tablespoons but make sure the soup doesn’t turn too sour, start with 1 tablespoon)to add sourness to the chicken soup(rasam).

    Serve with rice and poppadams to make a simple lunch.

    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    1

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2125Total Fat: 124gSaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 84gCholesterol: 658mgSodium: 1233mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 17gSugar: 33gProtein: 181g

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