Star fruit appehuli: Simple Star fruit rasam

Ingredients: Serving size 2 adults

Star fruit - 1 big
Jaggari / brown sugar- 2 tbs
Salt - 1/2 tbs or to taste
Water - 11/2 cup

For tempering

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tbs
Curry leaves - 2-3
Urad dal - 1 tbs
Red chilly - 2
Oil - 2 tbs
Asafitida or Hing - a pinch
Turmeric - 1/4 tbs

  • Wash the star fruit and chop roughly.
  • Boil with 1/2 cup of water, salt and jaggari.
  • Mash them, add more water to bring it to the rasam consistency.
  • Check for salt and sweet, add more if required.
  • Heat oil in a small pan for tempering.
  • Add all tempering ingredients.
  • Once the mustard seeds starts to splatter, add this to the mashed star fruit mixture and cover it with the plate immediately to preserve the nice tempering aroma.
  • Serve with rice or you can drink just like that. Tastes amazing.

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Hyma said...

ohhh...such a different recipe! never heard of a fruit rasam other than pineapple...this sounds so fresh and nice! thx for sharing

Anisha said...

I'd never heard of star fruit. I actually had to google. Still not sure what it is.

I Like your blog title, and ofcourse your blog too. Will be a regular visitor here.

Anonymous said...

nice idea..thanks for sharing...