South Indian Lemon rasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafetida
  • 1.5 tsp - Rasam powder
  • 1 medium - Lemon (add more if needed)
  • 2 tbsp - Masoor dal
  • few strands - Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 1 - Green chilli (optional)
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera
  • 4 - 5 - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Ghee

How to Make South Indian Lemon rasam

  • In a kadai, add 2 cups of water, chopped tomato, salt, asafoetida, rasam powder, whole green chilli, masoor dal and boil it for 12 minutes or until tomato turns soft.
  • Add 1.5 cups of water again and bring it to boil. Turn off the heat.
  • Temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and jeera in ghee.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze lemon juice.
  • Mix well and serve with hot rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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