clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Mutton Elumbu Rasam, Mutton Bone Soup Recipe

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

5 from 6 reviews

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



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


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
Scroll to Top