lime or lemon rasam

ingredients

  • Thur dhal - 4 tbl. sp.
  • Salt - 1 and a half tsp.
  • Rasam powder - 1 tsp.
  • Tomato - 1 small size
  • Lime - 1 small
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp.
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Asafotida - a bit
  • Green chilly - 1
  • Curry and coriander leaves

method of preparation

  • Cook the dhal with just enough water and a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Take 1/2 litre of water and add to it tomato pieces, salt, asafoetida and rasam powder. Bring to boil.
  • After 10 minutes, add the dhal and simmer for a while.
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  • Add lime juice. Remove from the fire.
  • In a pan without adding oil, just fry pepper and coriander seeds and powder with cumin seeds ( don't fry the cumin seeds).
  • Add to the rasam. Mix well.
  • Season with mustard seeds and ganish with curry and coriander leaves.
  • Add 1 green chilly, chopped into small pieces.

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