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A Warm Bowl of This South Indian Delicacy Will Leave You Asking for More!

Deciding where to eat and what to eat is difficult sometimes. Staying in one place makes it even harder especially when you want to have something unique and delicious. With the growth in knowledge of cuisines of different nationalities, there has been an increase in demand for these cuisines too. People everywhere are trying unique dishes, made using organic ingredients, and new combinations.


This has led to the opening of nation specific restaurants all around the world. One of the most rapidly growing cuisines is the Indian cuisine. Try authentic Indian cuisine at one of the best Indian restaurant in Germany, Dosa and More. People all around the globe know and understand the benefits of organic food and how healthy their consumption is. Indian dishes are filled with organic ingredients from oils to the vegetables used.


The variety of dishes available in the Indian cuisine is what makes it so special. From chole bhature to crispy dosas, from sweet to savoury, Indian cuisine has everything. One who masters the art of spices is the one who can truly enjoy the mouth-watering flavours of Indian cuisine. In the Indian cuisine, South Indian dishes are known for their subtle taste and various health benefits they carry. The key to creating a perfect south Indian dish is the use of correct ingredients. Enjoy delicious and authentic Indian dishes at Dosa and More, a pocket-friendly, cheap Indian restaurant in Berlin.


South Indian dishes are enjoyed all over the world. Even North Indians love South Indian dishes with a little twist of their own. Some of the popular South Indian dishes are:

1. Dosa and Sambar

2. Idli, sambar, and coconut chutney

3. Rava vegetable Upma

4. Pongal

5. Chicken curry

6. Hyderabadi Biryani

7. Pulihora

8. Appam

9. Sambar

10. Rasam


Rasam is a watery vegetable soup that is staple to South India. This stew is delicious, spicy, tangy, savoury, and served warm. It is made using vegetables, spices, herbs, fruits, and tamarind. As the name suggests rasam has ras and can both be enjoyed as a warm bowl of soup or consumed as a meal along with rice. Tamarind is used in preparing Rasam to add a dash of sourness to the dish.


Rasam is full of vegetables and herbs and thus can be used to heal a bad throat or cold. It acts as a healthy and filling appetiser and can also be treated as a palette cleanser. Most Indian spices contain tons of health benefits. While making Rasam these spices are cooked thoroughly with vegetables and thus their health benefits are optimised.


This South Indian delicacy is enjoyed worldwide for its tangy flavours and the soothing feeling it gives to the throat. Rasam is spiced up with garlic and pepper, the key Indian spices used to make kadha, an Indian home remedy for sore throat. Each Indian state has a different taste of Rasam. This uniqueness in the taste of Rasam is due to the different blend of spices used to make it.


Here is a simple recipe to make Rasam at home. This recipe is also used by restaurants that provide true to taste Indian and South Indian dishes like Dosa and More in Berlin.


Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serving: 4


Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp cumin

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • 3 clove garlic

  • 2 tbsp coriander stem

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard

  • 2 dried red chilli

  • Curry leaves

  • Pinch of asafoetida

  • 1 chopped tomatoes

  • ¼ tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 chilli

  • 1 cup tamarind extract

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander


Instructions:

1. In a small blender add cumin, pepper, garlic, and coriander stem.

2. Blend to a coarse paste without adding any water.

3. In a kadai, heat oil and mustard, red chilli, few curry leaves and pinch hing.

4. add the masala paste and saute for a minute.

5. Add tomato, turmeric, salt and chilli. Saute for a minute or until tomatoes turn mushy.

6. Next, add tamarind extract and water and mix well.

7. Boil for 8 minutes or until raw flavour disappears.

8. Add coriander and enjoy south Indian rasam with hot steamed rice.


The best part about having South Indian dishes is that they are light yet filling. These low calorie dishes are easy to make and also available at a brilliant South Indian restaurant in Berlin, Germany named Dosa and More. Having South Indian dishes is easy on the stomach because of the subtle usage of spices and they carry various health benefits of the herbs and vegetables used.


To enjoy a warm bowl of south Indian dishes like Rasam, pay a visit to Dosa and More, one of the few good Indian restaurants in Berlin. Dosa and More is a pure vegetarian South Indian restaurant that serves delicious and true to taste Indian dishes like chole bhature, dosa, sambar, idli, and Indian street food delicacies like chaats.




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