Today I have for you all an easy peasy flavorful ” Doddapatre Rasam / Ajwain Leaves Rasam ” a great dish to tickle your taste buds and an excellent home remedy for indigestion vows / common cold. Relish piping hot Doddapatre rasam with hot rice or sip it as a soup in a glass …whichever way you opt..you’l surely enjoy this flavorful refreshing rasam ..With no dal, no coconut and no rasam powder.. this simple and healthy doddapatre rasam recipe taste just awesome !!
Doddapatre / Sambarballi soppu is a plant with many medicinal properties. It’s known as Ajwain (Hindi), Ova (Marathi), Panikoorka (Malayalam), Karpuravalli (Tamil), Vamu aaku ( Telugu ) in various languages. This small herb is used as a home remedy for cold and cough, asthma, for indigestion, acidity etc. The leaves are soft, thick, has a strong pungent flavour. I have a pot full of this plant in my balcony as growing them is very easy. Other than using these leaves for medicinal benefits, I also use them to make tea, thambli, chutney, bajji and today this rasam.
Will surely share all the recipes here but for today its ” Ajwain leaf Rasam”. Hot rice and rasam is a great combination. Do try it sometime. For variation, instead of hing can add a few garlic pieces. To make it more flavorful, you can skip coriander leaves and use chopped ajwain leaves instead.
Here goes the easy, healthy & quick recipe …