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Mutton Elumbu Rasam, Mutton Bone Soup Recipe

by | Aug 1, 2018 | 23 comments

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Recipe for mutton elumbu rasam. Mutton broth simmered to a thick soup with home made masala powder. Very comforting recipe for cold and nasal congestion. மட்டன் எலும்பு ரசம்

Mutton rasam is a very simple and very comforting recipe served when someone in the family is down with cold or a nasal congestion. Its usually served as a soup or mixed with rice and served as rasam rice. It tastes heavenly when mixed with rice. The natural antihistamine in the kitchen!

Here is the video of how to do Mutton Rasam.

Prep Work
For this recipe, we need to make a spice powder. This spice powder is the main ingredient that flavors the mutton rasam. We will be dry roasting all the ingredients and the grind it to a powder. Take a pan and add in all the ingredients listed under spice powder. Dry roast all the ingredients on a low flame for 3-4 minutes. The spices will turn very aromatic and will change color to slightly golden / brown. Set aside to cool.
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Once the masalas are cool, grind to a fine powder in a heavy duty mixie. Set aside.
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Boil the mutton bones with turmeric, salt and water for 20 minutes in a pressure cooker.
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Switch off the flame and let the pressure from the cooker release naturally. Set aside.
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Tempering the mutton rasam
Heat sesame oil in a pan and add in the chopped garlic, shallots (small onions) and curry leaves. Saute till the onions are soft.
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Add in the tomatoes and the salt. Remember that we already cooked the mutton bones with salt. So be cautious not to over salt the rasam.

Cook the tomatoes till its soft and cooked down. Add in the spice powder and saute for a few seconds. Do not saute for a long time after adding the spice powder. The spice powder may burn.
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Add in the cooked mutton along with the water.
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Simmer for five minutes. Add in the coriander leaves and remove from heat.
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Serve the rasam as a first course as soup or as a main course mixed with rice. It tastes heavenly when mixed with rice.
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Mutton Elumbu Rasam, Mutton Bone Soup Recipe

Recipe for mutton elumbu rasam. Mutton broth simmered to a thick soup with home made masala powder. Very comforting recipe for cold and nasal congestion.

  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x

Ingredients

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For the spice powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 2 dried red chillies

Cooking the mutton stock

  • 250 grams mutton bones
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

For tempering the rasam

  • 2 teaspoon Indian sesame oil (gingely oil)
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 10 small onions (shallots), chopped
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 country tomato
  • 1/2 teapsoon salt
  • 2 sprigs coriander leaves

Instructions

Prep work

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients on a low flame for 3-4 minutes. Set aside to cool. Once the masalas are cool, grind to a fine powder in a heavy duty mixie. Set aside.
  2. Boil the mutton bones with turmeric, salt and water for 20 minutes in a pressure cooker. Switch off the flame and let the pressure from the cooker release naturally. Set aside.

Tempering the mutton rasam

  1. Heat sesame oil in a pan and add in the chopped garlic, shallots (small onions) and curry leaves. Saute till the onions are soft.
  2. Add in the tomatoes and the salt. Cook the tomatoes till its soft and cooked down.
  3. Add in the spiced powder and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add in the cooked mutton along with the water.
  5. Simmer for five minutes. Add in the coriander leaves and remove from heat.
  6. Serve the rasam as a first course as soup or as a main course mixed with rice.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: soup
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu

23 Comments

  1. Shobitha

    So I have a one year old baby ? Can I give him this soup , if yes pls suggest if I should cut down on somthing or I can just make it like it’s in the recipe,

    Reply
    • Suguna Vinodh

      Yes you can give. Just reduce the spice and also skim the fat before serving.

      Reply
  2. ShankyKanmani

    I made this today.. it was soooo yummmmmy ( like how id tell my fiance after i send him pics) – added more pepper and corriander seeds, just because.. Yum! Thank you.

    Reply
  3. Priya

    Tried out this recipe and it was delicious!!! Add few drops of lemon when serving as a soup, out of the world 🙂






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  4. Suganya Kannan

    It came out well. Thank you.






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  5. T.Raji

    Hats off to you. Excellent recipes for everyone. Whenever I want to make a different dish I look forward for your site. I got many appreciation for my dish. Thanks dear. Keep on sending new dishes.

    Reply
  6. T.Raji

    Hats off to you. Excellent collection of recipes. Whenever I want to make new dishes I directly visit your page. Your way of method is awesome. It brings me lot of appreciation from food lovers. Once again thank you from bottom of my heart. Keep on giving new dishes.






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      • Mahima Nijhowne

        Really enjoyed this soup! Its perfect for cold winter evenings! Thank you so much!!






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  7. Kannamani

    Delicious rasam

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  8. FARIDA BANU

    Hi, Suguna the way you made fresh masala and cooking procedure was really Awesome.

    Reply
  9. Chitra

    Thank you for this recipe. It turned out yummy and my kids love it with rice and idli and even as soup.

    Reply
  10. Kalpana N.

    Hi there,

    Your recipes look divine. And I really appreciate your directions. They are so helpful.

    Will be excited to try them out.

    Sincerely!

    Reply
  11. Saranya K

    This was just too good.. I left out the red chilli so that my kid could eat… heavenly taste… Thank you Suguna .. I have been following yoir blog ever since I was introduced to opos… !!! Good collection of recipes

    Reply
    • Suguna Vinodh

      Thank you so much Saranya. Glad you liked it!

      Reply
  12. Siva

    how many whistles when boiling the mutton bones in cooker?

    Reply
  13. Suresh

    What about garlic.

    Reply
  14. Saji

    Mmm gonna try out but just the rasam for the soul..I can feel itvtingle






    Reply

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