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Lemon Rasam Recipe

Lemon Rasam is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • Green chillies - 3 to 5
  • Tomatoes - 1, large
  • Toor Dal - 3 tbps
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Salt as per taste
  • Lemon - 1
  • Oil for seasoning
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Lemon Rasam:

    1. Heat oil in a pan.
    2. Slit open the green chillies and fry them till they turn white.
    3. Remove from the oil.
    4. Boil the dal in the cooker.
    5. In the same cooker, pressure cook fried chillies and chopped tomatoes with a pinch of turmeric powder.
    6. Switch off the cooker once done and cool.
    7. In a vessel, add water to the boiled chilli-tomato and bring to boil.
    8. When it starts boiling, mash the boiled dal and add to the boiling mixture.
    9. Do not boil this mixture.
    10. Switch off the gas and add lemon juice and salt as per taste.
    11. Season with mustard seeds and garnish with coriander leaves.
    12. Serve hot with rice.


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