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Serves :

Preparation Time :
15 minutes

Cooking Time :
25 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Add a cup of warm water to the dhal and add the remaining turmeric powder. Mix well.
  • Add the tomatoes, ginger and green chili to the dhal. Simmer over medium heat for about a minute or two.
  • Sprinkle the remaining spice powders into the pan. Adjust seasoning with salt, mix well and simmer for few minutes.
  • The Tempering: Put the oil in a wok over medium heat. When the oil is hot add the tempering ingredients, over medium heat, till the seeds splutter, pour it into the rasam.
  • Mix thoroughly and allow the rasam to boil. Add coriander leaves and lemon or lime juice. Stir well and serve warm.


  • 45 grams toor dhal or moong dhal, washed, drained and cooked with half of turmeric powder to creamy consistency  
  • 30 grams finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced green chili
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon rasam powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper and cumin powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander


  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ¼ teaspoon asafetida powder
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 dried red chili
  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds

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