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Plain Lemon Rasam Recipe

Plain Lemon Rasam is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/4 cup - cooked Toor Dal
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin (jeera) seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1-2 - Green chillies
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • 1 - Lime (juice)
  • 3/4 cup - water
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Plain Lemon Rasam:

    1. Mash the toor dal coarsely and set aside.
    2. Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
    3. When the mustard seeds starts spluttering, add asafetida and slit green chillies.
    4. Fry for a minute.
    5. Now, add the mashed toor dal and water and bring it to boil.
    6. Remove the pan from the stove and add the lemon juice.
    7. Never add the lemon juice when the rasam is boiling.


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