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Nenju Elambu Soup / Lamb Rib Bone Soup

Preeti Tamilarasan
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Nenju Elambu Soup / Lamb Rib Bone Soup RECIPE

Nenju Elambu Soup, is a healthy South Indian style Soup/ Rasam prepared with Lamb Rib Bones or Nenju Elambu.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Soups
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 200 gms nenju elambu/ lamb rib bone
  2. 1 medium sized onion - chopped
  3. 1 tomato - chopped
  4. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  5. 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  6. 1 or 2 tsp black pepper powder
  7. 1/2 tsp cumin powder / jeera
  8. 1 tsp saunf / fennel seeds
  9. 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  10. 4 cup water
  11. 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  12. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  13. 3 dry red chilies
  14. salt to taste


  1. Clean and wash the rib bone. Marinate with turmeric powder and keep aside for 10 mins. Wash it again and keep aside. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pressure cooker. Temper the mustard seeds, fennel seeds and 5-8 curry leaves. Add in the broken red chilies.
  2. Stir well and add the chopped onion and ginger-garlic paste. Add tomato and mash the pulp, then add the lamb rib bones, turmeric powder, pepper powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and stir everything well together.
  3. Add water and salt to taste. Close the lid and pressure cook for 11-13 whistles.
  4. Remove from the heat and let the pressure settle down. Add coriander leaves and adjust the salt and spiciness as per taste.
  5. Serve it hot to enjoy.

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kanchan sodah   Jul-17-2016

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