Curd, when churned with sugar and spices such as pepper is known as Rasala / medicated curd.
|Fresh curd||1 cup (150 ml)|
|Pepper powder||1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)|
|Jaggery /sugar||10 gm (2 teaspoons)|
|Salt||1/2 teaspoon (2 gm)|
|Butter/ghee||1 tea spoon|
|Mustard||1 tea spoon|
|Fenugreek||1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)|
|Cumin seeds||1/2 teaspoon (3 gm)|
|Crushed red chilli||1 or 2, as per taste|
|Curry leaves||5 to 6|
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.