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Great to have  just as a soup or with rice, coriander-jeera rasam is simple to prepare and very tasty ! INGREDIENTS 1.5 tsp Coriander seeds 1.5 tsp Jeera seeds 2 tbsp Grated coconut, fresh/frozen 2 to 3 Dry red chillies, low spiced 3 to 4 peppercorns 2-3 strands Coriander leaves 1/2 tsp Tamarind paste 1/2 tsp Jaggery(optional) 1 tsp Ghee/Clarified butter or vegetable oil can be used. 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds A pinch of hing 7 to 8 Curry leaves Salt to taste HOW TO MAKE Grind together coconut, coriander seeds, jeera, cilantro and red chillies with a cup of water. Take a container.Add about 2-3 cups of water and dilute the ground mixture. Bring to boil on stove. Add tamarind paste, jaggery and boil for another 4-5 mins. Now tadka with mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves.  Serve hot with rice and enjoy! Preparation Time: 15 minutes