Apple rasam

Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/4th cup - tuvar dal
  • 1 large or 2 small - apples
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - peppercorn
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4th tsp - asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp - ghee/clarified butter
  • Cilantro
  • For tempering:
  • 1 tsp - ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds

How to Make Apple rasam

  • Cook the tuvar dal in the pressure cooker with water until it is soft and mushy.
  • It can also be cooked on stove top. Keep it is aside.
  • Clean the apples and scrape out the skin.
  • Take half of the apple and chop it into very fine pieces.
  • In a blender, add enough water and grind tomatoes, apple, peppercorn, cumin seeds and green chillies into a fine paste.
  • In a saucepan, add 1 tsp of ghee and fry the chopped apples for about 5 mins.
  • Now add the tomato mixture to it.
  • Add the turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.
  • Let it come to a boil and then simmer it for about 10 mins.
  • Mash the cooked dal and add about 2 cups of water to it.
  • Once the tomato apple mixture simmers for about 10 mins, add the dal water to it.
  • Let it come to a boil and then turn off the flame.
  • In a tiny pan, heat 1tsp of ghee and add the mustard and cumin seeds to it.
  • Once they splutter, add it to the rasam.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot as soup or with rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: My Cooking Journey