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Sundal Rasam

Rasam is an integral part of South Indian meals.This rasam is made with freshly fried and grinded paste and i added three pulses and good for diet.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 5 people


  • Tamarind soaked in 1-1/2 cups of water
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Hing (Perungayam)
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery little
  • Mixed Pulses soaked and cooked till soft
  • 1 finely Tomato optional

Ingredients for Tempering:-

  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Soak the pulses for at least 6 hours (I soaked them overnight) and pressure cook till it become soft.
  • Take the Tamarind extract in a vessel, add Turmeric powder, Hing (perungayam), Salt and Jaggery. Boil this till the raw smell of the tamarind goes.
  • Add tomato and bring to boil for few mins
  • Add cooked pulses with water mix well
  • In mean time, Fry the first 3 items in very little oil and grind it along with coconut and cumin seeds.add in rasam
  • For more dilution add water and temper that ingredients and pour it
  • Now its ready to serve Sundal rasam
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