RASALA -Medicated Curd
Health benefits: This recipe is rejuvenating, appetizing, carminative a probiotic & strength promoting and useful in inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and colitis. It is recommended to take in summer and autumn. It is good for general debility and emaciation.
Curd, when churned with sugar and spices such as pepper is known as Rasala.
- Fresh curd – 1 cup (150 ml)
- Pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
- Jaggery /sugar – 10 gm (2 teaspoons)
- Salt – 1/2 teaspoon (2 gm)
- Butter/ghee – 1 teaspoon
- Mustard – 1 teaspoon
- Fenugreek – 1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
- Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
- Crushed red chilli – 1 or 2, as per taste
- Curry leaves – 5 to 6
Total quantity: 1 glass (200-250 ml)
Pepper powder, jaggery and salt are added to fresh curd and blended well using a blender or traditional churning. Heat butter or ghee in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, red chilies and curry leaves and use it for seasoning. Salt can be used in place of jaggery /sugar as per the taste and requirement. Ressala is ready to serve with roti, rice etc. or as a health drink by adding more water and lemon juice.
Contradiction: During respiratory illness.
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Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: June 17, 2021
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