Ajwain / Omam Rasam – a flavourful, comforting and soothing rasam. Ajwain seeds are widely used in Indian cuisine for its distinctive taste, aromatic flavour and medicinal value. This ajwain rasam is prepared by roasting and grinding the ajwain seeds along with few other spices. Roasting the ajwain seeds helps in refining the aroma and flavour. The freshly made spice powder is then added to the tamarind extract which is simmered for few minutes. This refreshing ajwain rasam can be served as a soup or with steamed rice and a dash of ghee.