This rasam is very easy to prepare and yet tastes and smells great!! We can take this with rice or can serve hot hot as a starter!!This will induce hunger as it has ginger and pepper in it!!


Thoor dal cooked 1/2 cup
Ginger 1 inch piece grushed
Lime juice 1 tblsp
Green chilies 2-4
tomato 1
pepper 1 tsp crushed
Turmeric 1/4 tsp


Mustard 1 tsp
jeera 1 tsp
Asafetida 3 pinches
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Ghee 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tblsp for garnishing


Thoor dal and lime Crushed ginger,pepper,curry,tomato and chilli



  • Heat a kadai with ghee and add the tempering items,one by one..Mustard,jeera,asafetida,curry and green chillies and half of the crushed ginger ...
  • Add tomatoes and fry for a minute and add 2 cups water with salt,turmeric and bring to boil.
  • Add the remaining crushed ginger,pepper and boil till tomatoes are soft.
  • Add the cooked thoor dal and bring to boil.
  • When it boils well,switch off the stove and add the lime juice and coriander leaves and cover immediately.
  • This rasam should not be reheated or boild after lime juice have been added,as it may give a bitter taste.
  • Serve hot as a starter or with rice and pappad!!


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