Curd, when churned with sugar and spices such as pepper is known as Rasala / medicated curd.

Fresh curd1 cup (150 ml)
Pepper powder1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
Jaggery /sugar10 gm (2 teaspoons)
Salt1/2 teaspoon (2 gm)
Butter/ghee1 tea spoon
Mustard1 tea spoon
Fenugreek1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
Cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)
Crushed red chilli1 or 2, as per taste
Curry leaves 5 to 6
Medicated curd Ingredients

Total quantity: 1 glass (200-250 ml)

Method of preparation of Medicated Curd

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, redchilies and curry leaves and use it for seasoning. Salt can be used in place of jaggery /sugar as per the taste and requirement. Rasala is ready to serve with roti, rice etc. or as a health drink by adding more water and lemon juice.

Health benefits of Medicated Curd

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.

Contradiction During respiratory illness.

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