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Rasam podi
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Homemade Rasam podi recipe

Aromatic fresh homemade rasam powder
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: homemade, podi recipes, South Indian rasam recipes
Servings: 6 tbsp
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 2 tbsp toor dal
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 and ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 5 red chili


  • In a pan add all the ingredients and dry roast this till the dal turns golden brown.
  • Keep the flame in medium and roast it without getting burnt.
  • Once it is roasted, immediately transfer this to a plate.
  • Else the pan heat will make it overcooked.
  • When it becomes warm, grind this into a slightly coarse powder.
  • Flavourful rasam podi is ready.
  • For making rasam for 4 people use 1 and ½ tsp of rasam podi for making the rasam



1. This rasam powder stays fresh for 2 weeks in an airtight container.
2. Do not store the rasam powder in fridge or freezer. Make in small batches and use it.