Neem Flower Rasam - Margosa Drink

Neem flower - Veppampoo Rasam

A medicinal clear soup, is a healthy dish prepared on the Tamil New Year's day in every household there.


  • 1 tsp fresh neem flower for 1 cup rasam
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 spoonful of tamarind juice
  • 1 cup water (hot)
  • 3 tbs jaggery
  • 2 to 3 peppercorn, a pinch of hing (asafoetida) powder, and salt to taste.



Instructions: Heat oil in a deep frying pan, add neem flower, peppercorn, and asafoetida, fry for 2 to 3 minutes, now add hot water, let it boil, add salt, tamarind and jaggery, bring it to boil for another 2 to 3 minutes, now soup is ready.