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Rasam is a very popular South Indian dish or Soup. It tastes yummy and tasty. We can have Rasam with rice or seperately as a spicy soup. People use to have it in cold and cough also.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Beverages, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • Spice Powder ingredients for
  • 1/2 cup Pigeon Peas
  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal
  • 7 to 8 Red Chillies dry
  • 5 Seeds tspn corriander
  • 4 Pepper Corns tspn
  • 3 Cumin Seeds tspn
  • 1/2 asafoetida tson
  • 1/2 Mustard Seeds tspn
  • Ingredients For Rasam ingredients for rasam
  • Coconut Oil
  • 1 1/2 Mustard Seeds tspn
  • 6 Red Chillies dry
  • leaves Curry
  • 1 tsp Ginger chopped
  • 5 piece Garlic
  • 1/2 Turmeric Powder tspn powder
  • 1 Chilli Powder tspn
  • 1 Garam Masala tspn
  • 2 to slices Tomato cut into
  • 3 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 cup Toor Dal cooked


  • Roast the pigeeon and moong dal till they get brown in color. Now add red chilli and roast it, after roasting keep them aside. Now in the pan roast cumin seeds and after half min add corriander seeds and pepper. Roast them also by adding hing.
  • When all the ingredients are roasted put them in the jar and grind into fine paste. Now take a thick heavy bottom pan or kadai. Add coconut oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, haldi powder, chilli powder.
  • Now add spice mix. Mix them properly and very well. Add tomatoes and some water to it. Let the tomatoes cook. Now add tamarind pulp or tamarind extract. Mix it very well. Cover the lid and simmer the flame for 5 to 10 mins. Now add cooked toor dal.
  • And after toor dal add lots of water as Rasam is a soup or very much watery. Now add salt and cover it with lid. And after 10 mins Rasam is ready to serve.
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