Kerala Tasty Rasam


Kerala Tasty Rasam

Easy n simple way to make a spicy rasam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup Red gram Thuvaraparippu
  • 2 nos Tomato
  • Mustard seeds A few
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds Jeerakam
  • 6 nos Small onions Kunjulli
  • 3 nos Garlic pods
  • Salt As reqd
  • Curry leaves A few
  • Coriander leaves A few
  • 1/4 tsp Chilly powder
  • Pepper As reqd
  • Asafoetida A pinch, Kayam
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon juice


  • Cook the dal.
  • Grind the tomatoes and add it to the cooked dal.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add cumin seeds and finely chopped onions and garlic.
  • Add this to the dal along with water and salt.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • Add chilly powder and pepper.
  • Cook till it reaches the desired consistency.
  • Add coriander leaves and curry leaves before removing from flame.
  • Add asafoetida and lime juice and mix well.
  • :- Serve hot.
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Response (2)
  1. b
    binjon August 27, 2004

    Could have explained it in a still more decent way.

  2. j
    josh May 9, 2004


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