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Thuthuvalai Herbal Soup

Priya Alagappan
10 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Thuthuvalai Herbal Soup RECIPE

Solanum trilobatum is commonly known as Thuthuvalai in Tamil. In English, it is called as Purple fruited pea egg plant. Many people all over the world are not aware of purple-fruited pea eggplant. It is most beneficial and has medicinal values. Thuthuvalai has more thorns in its leaves. We need to clean it carefully as it thorns are sharp.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Indian
  • Soups
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Thuthuvalai Leaves - 10 to 15 leaves
  2. Black pepper - 1/2 Tsp
  3. cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp
  4. Red Chillies - 2
  5. garlic - 4 to 5 nos
  6. tomato - 1
  7. Mustard seeds - 1/4 Tsp
  8. turmeric Powder - a pinch
  9. asafoetida - A Pinch
  10. tamarind extract - 1 Ladle
  11. salt to taste
  12. Sesame oil for Seasoning


  1. Take the fresh leaves and remove the thorns and wash them thoroughly.
  2. In a mixer, add black pepper,cumin seeds, red chillies and grind together to make a powder.
  3. Then add washed thuthuvalai, garlic and grind coarsely. Grind tomato and keep it aside.
  4. To prepare the rasam, heat a pan with sesame oil, add in the mustard seeds. Once they splutter add the powdered mixture and saute for a second.
  5. Add the tomato puree, tamarind extract ,turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.
  6. Add required water and allow it to cook until the foam forms on surface of the rasam.
  7. Healthy Thuthuvalai Herbal Soup/Rasam is ready to serve hot.

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