Nattu Kozhi Rasam

4.30 from 6 votes

Hello friends today menu is rasam and rice. It's no ordinary rasam it's country chicken rasam. Steaming hot and oh so good if you have a sore throat or cold.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsBrunch
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 5


  • 1/4 kilo chicken with bones
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 cup water after boiling split pigeon pea gram
  • To be grounded rasam powder
  • 1 tsp pepper .
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 1/2 tsp split black gram
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 tsp fennel seed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • For tempering
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 1 green chili slit
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind soaked
  • 1 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cardamom
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves


  • Pressure cook chicken with salt, chili powder, turmeric and boiled gram water till cooked.
  • Now in a pan heat ghee and all ingredients mentioned under to be grounded list and saute till it releases nice aroma.
  • Ground it into coarse powder
  • Now in thesame pan add sesame oil and add pepper, cloves and cardamom and lightly saute it.
  • Next add in curry leaves, green chili,chopped tomatoes and garlic. Add salt to ease the process
  • Add in asafoetida
  • Once sauted add the tamarind juice and let it boil for some time.
  • Next add in cooked chicken and let it boil nicely.
  • Add chili powder and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • When it starts to boil add the grounded rasam powder and mix well.
  • Add in salt if needed and corriander leaves and switch off the gas.
  • Serve hot hot with steamed rice.


This recipe is good for kids as well as elders suffering from cold and sore throat.

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4.30 from 6 votes

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  1. 5 stars
    When I first came to banaglore, I was amazed to see how people eat and drink rasam (My husband used to drink 10 small glasses of rasam) but now I love this and make it too.

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