Tomato Garlic Rasam

1/2 cup boiled toor dal
2 tomatoes
Salt to taste
Chopped  coriander leaves

2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
1/4 tsp daniya seeds / coriander 
6-8 pepper corns
6 garlic cloves
Make a coarse paste without water and keep aside

5 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 sprig of curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric pdr
1/2 tsp hing / asafoetida pdr
2 slit green chillies
1 tsp tamarind pulp


  • Heat oil in a pan ,add musard seeds . When it starts crackling add curry leaves, hing, turmeric pdr , green chillies  
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy
  • Add the ground spice powder and saute for 2 mins. Now put the boiled toor dal and 3 cups water, salt , tamarind pulp and let it boil for 10 mins.
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  • Serve hot rasam with hot rice , drizzled with fresh ghee and enjoy.


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