Vendhayam/fenugreek is considered in India specially in south India to have many medicinal value and one among them being helps reduce diabetes and reduce body heat.Apart from this a good conditioner for hair too.
I have heard about vendhaya kali from my amma and have tasted vendhaya kuzhambu but rasam was very new to me that too onion in rasam was very new when I had it for the first time made by my mother in law .it was very aromatic and tasty.she made this again last week and was able to take photos and wanted to share this aromatic rasam.


Tamarind -small lime size
Urad dhal-1/2 tsp
Tur dhal-1/2 tsp
Fenugreek-1/2 tsp
Red chili-to taste 
Curry leaf-few
Salt-to taste
Turmeric powder
Small onion - finely chopped about 2-3 tsp
Water - as needed to  make thin tamarind water

1)Heat oil and sauté Mustard,urad dhal ,tur dhal and fenugreek.

2) Add asefotida and red chili and then add chopped onion and fry till translucent .

3) Add tamarind water and turmeric and salt and boil .
4)Add curry leaf just before removing from flame.
 Serve with rice...and enjoy this rasam with different flavor ...I personally love to drink this like soup.

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