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Plain Ginger Rasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - toor dal, pressure cooked
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 2 flakes - garlic, crushed
  • 2 stalks - Curry leaves
  • 2 stalks - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 stalks - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 - marble sized Tamarind lump
  • 2 - whole Red Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp each - mustard & Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Jaggery
  • 1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - sambar powder
  • 2 to 3 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • 2 to 3 pinches - cinnamon/clove powder
  • 1 tsp - Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups - water
  • Dry Roast and Grind to Powder:
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - whole peppercorns

How to Make

  • Cook dal and make a smooth paste.
  • Soak tamarind and strain it.
  • Heat ghee, add seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, ginger, garlic, whole chillies and cinnamon powder.
  • Add mint leaves, tamarind, jaggery and all dry powders.
  • Simmer for a minute.
  • Add 2 cups hot water, cooked dal, salt, bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes, add coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.