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  • Taroroot, Arvi Soup, Chemadumpa Pulusu

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    August 9th, 2010MammuSoups

    I love this sweet and tangy soup as my second course for dinner or lunch.

    Cooking time: 45 Minutes

    Servings: 4

    Ingredients

    1. Arvi/Taroroot/Chemadumpa – 6
    2. Finely chopped onions – 1 cup / 1/2 medium sized onion
    3. Green chilies – 2, slit
    4. Salt – 3/4 tablespoon
    5. Jaggery – 2 table spoon, or you can substitute with sugar
    6. Curry leaves – 10
    7. Turmeric seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
    8. Oil – 2 tablespoons
    9. Tamarind pulp – 1 table spoon (or soak about 2 tablespoons of tamarind in warm water and squeeze)

    Cooking Procedure

    1. Cook the Arvi in water, until soft. Peel and cut them into 1 inch pieces.

    2. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan, add turmeric seeds, curry leaves and let the splutter. Add the onion, green chilies, cover with lid and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add Arvi pieces and cook for 2 more minutes.

    3. Now add the tamarind paste, 3 cups of water, salt, red chili powder, jaggery. Cover with lid and cook under low heat for about 30 minutes.

    Serve hot with white rice.

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