Spicy Tomato Lemon Rasam in 5 minutes

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1/2 - Lemon
  • 2 - Green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1-inch, crushed - Ginger
  • 2 sprigs - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Kasuri methi/Dry fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera/Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing/Asafoetida
  • 1/2-inch cube - Jaggery
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander powder
  • 3 cups - Water
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Tomato Lemon Rasam in 5 minutes

  • In a deep bottom pan add oil. When hot add mustard seeds, jeera and as they splutter add hing.
  • Now add green chillies and saute.
  • Now add 1 sprig curry leaves, kasuri methi and saute.
  • Then add tomatoes and saute followed by turmeric powder and coriander powder.
  • Cook for just 1 minute without adding water.
  • Now add water, salt and jaggery.
  • Cook till a rolling boil.
  • Remove off the flame and add lemon juice.
  • Pop in 1 sprig of fresh curry leaves.
  • Serve with hot plain rice or drink as soup.

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