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Tamarind rasam Recipe

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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Tamarind, small quantity
  • 3 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1/2 cup - red gram dal/tur dal
  • 2 tbsp - basic rasam powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • asafetida, a pinch
  • curry leaves, a small quantity
  • coriander leaves, a small quantity
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • Salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • How to Make Tamarind rasam:

    1. Chop tomatoes and keep it aside.
    2. Soak tamarind in hot water and keep it for 10 minutes, filter all the dust particles using filter and make a paste out of it.
    3. Peel off the skin from garlic or crush it as it is according to your choice and keep other ingredients ready.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, temper with mustard seeds, red chillies, curry leaves.
    5. Add asafoetida, tomatoes and fry well.
    6. Now add turmeric powder, tamarind paste, some salt, garlic, rasam powder and mix well.
    7. Add boiled and smashed tur dal.
    8. Add 2 cups of water to it.
    9. Allow it to boil for 10 mins.
    10. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.
    11. Serve with white rice or as a soup.
    12. Recipe courtesy:


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