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Noodles In Village Style Chicken Soup (Rasam)

Noodles In Village Style Chicken Soup (Rasam)

Serving Size:4

For The rasam Paste:
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1tsp peppercorns
3 garlic cloves
small ginger
5 curry leaves
1tsp fennel seeds
1tbsp coriander seeds
2 dried chillies
1tsp salt
Roast all the above mentioned ingredients well with 3tbsp of oil. Once the the mixture is cooled grind to a very smooth mixture and keep aside.

5 shallots crushed
5 garlic crushed with the skin on
3 curry leaves
1tsp cumin seeds
1/2tsp mustard seeeds
1tbsp coriander powder
1tsp grounded pepper
1 cup boneless chicken
1tsp turmeric powder
3 cups hot water

Preparation Methods
Coat a pressure cooker with 2tbsp oil and add mustard seeds. Once it starts to crack add the shallots,garlic ,curry leaves and cumin seeds. Saute till the shallots are cooked and then add the chopped chicken with coriander,turmeric and pepper powder. Let the chicken saute well in the spice. Now add the gridded paste and the hot water. Adjust the level of salt and pressure cook for 6 whistles. Keep…