Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Cocum Rasam(Punar Puli or Murigina Odu Rasam)

Cocum Rasam can be eaten with rice and its good for digestion and also its good for cooling your body too. 

Things Needed:
Dried Cocum  : 5 to 6
Water : 2 cups
Green chillies : 2 to 3
Coriander Leaves : 2 Table spoon ( wash and cut into small pieces).
Curry Leaves : 5 to 6
Salt :to taste
Jaggery  : 1 Table spoon
Oil : 1 Tea spoon
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon
Urd Daal 1/2 Tea spoon
Ingh :  a pinch
Turmeric powder: a pinch.

Method :
Wash and soak Cocum skins in hot water for 1/2 an hour . Squeeze out  the pulp with water , Pour this water to a big pan and add salt and a pinch of  turmeric powder and jaggery to it  and  Keep this mixture  on the fire to boil . Add one more cup of water and let it boil nicely . Add cut green chillies .   Now take a small pan . Put oil and heat . Put mustard seeds and urd daal . Let it spurt. Add ingh and curry leaves . Mix this spurt spices in the boiling mixture. Put coriander leaves and serve with Hot rice and a spoonful of ghee on the top of the rice.
Note: You can add little more jaggery  if you are in favour of sweet side.  You can also serve this as starter. 
Serves 2 to 3


  1. Dear CheerfulLady....
    Thank You for the beautiful post will make it today....

  2. Namaste Visku...

    Cocum is good for Pitta ( kannada word). You can also prepare juice out of this pulp.


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