Nattu Kozhi Rasam/ Country Chicken Soup South Indian Style

Hello friends am back again so today’s 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.


1/4 kilo chicken with bones
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 cup water after boiling dal

To be grounded
1 tsp pepper
1 dry red chili
1/2 tsp urad dal
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
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cloves
1 cardamom
2 tsp sesame oil
1 spring curry leaves
1 tsp chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste.

Pressure cook chicken with salt, turmeric and dal 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 cool it and ground into coarse powder.

Now in the same 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.

Once sauted add the tamarind juice and let it boil for some time.


Next add in cooked chicken and let it boil nicely.

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.



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