Plain Rasam

Category : Vegetarian, Curries
20 min
Recipe by Anjali P
7 Reviews | Write a Review
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Plain Rasam

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Serves :
6 Adult(s)


Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 1 tbsp
Tomatoes(optional) – 2 nos
Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
Asafoetida(Kayam) - A pinch
For making rasam powder:
Dry red pepper(Kollamulaku) - 1 measure
Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 4 tsp
Whole Black Pepper - 4 tsp


Step 1. For making rasam powder:
1)Make sure the ingredients are dry.
Step 2. Grind them into a smooth powder(except for turmeric powder).
Step 3. Add turmeric powder and mix well.
Step 4. :-Avoid moisture content and you can keep it for months.
Step 5. For making rasam:
1)Cook the red gram in a pressure cooker and mash it well.
Step 6. Take 11/2 cups of water in a vessel and add salt and rasam powder to it.
Step 7. If tomatoes are being used, cut them into small pieces and cook for a few minutes in this water along with green chillies.
Step 8. When it starts boiling, add tamarind paste and boil for 5 more minutes.
Step 9. Add the cooked red gram and boil further for 5 minutes.
Step 10. When the rasam starts emitting a very good aroma, switch off the flame.
Step 11. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves.
Step 12. Sprinkle asafoetida powder.
Step 13. Finally, crackle mustard seeds in ghee and add to the rasam.

Hi, This is an Excellent Recipe. Thanks for sharing it


It was an awesome recipie.i likeits taste..lovly

Deepa Sreenisan

it turned out great.thanx.


Rasam is very tasty. First time i made Rasam ,my hubby and my son like it very much.Thank you for this recipe.


A simpler way of making this recipe is by Boiling the following: tamarind water with garlic,chopped Tomato Black pepper, and salt.Tuvaraparuppu water as an optional.


Great one...


Rasam means..THIS ONE!! my mom makes it in the same way, and i love it!

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