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Lemon Rasam By Preetha

May 22, 2014







Want something tasty, but too tired to cook? Then Preetha's Lemon Rasam is the solution to your problems! This 2 minute recipe is sure to give your taste buds a treat.


    - 1 tsp cooking oil
    - 1 tsp chopped green chilies
    - 1 tsp chopped ginger
    - Few curry leaves
    - Few coriander leaves & stem
    - 1 large tomato chopped
    - 1 tsp cumin seeds
    - Juice of 1 lemon
    - Salt to taste
    - 1 tsp mustard seeds
    - Dash of turmeric
    - 1/2 tsp hing dissolved in water
    - 1 tsp pepper & cumin seeds powder
    - 1 cup dal water (2 tbsp dal cooked in 1/2 cups of water)



– Take a cup of water in a pan and Add Turmeric, chopped chillies, crushed ginger, chopped tomatoes, curry leaves and bring it to boil.

– After it is cooked switch off the flame and strain it and take the liquid or water separately from the vegetables.

– Add coriander stems, curry leaves, add the remaining hing water and hing powder to the strained water and boil it.

– Add the dal water to it along with tomatoes and let it cook.

– Put the mixture of cummin seeds and pepper (grounded together) and mix it then add Salt according to taste.

– Add some coriander to it and post it simmers squeeze a lime, mix it up and keep the pan with the lid off the flame.

For the tadka:

– Take some oil in a pan, once its boiled add mustard, then jeera and curry leaves and stir it together.

– Add the mixture of jeera and pepper to it and mix all ingredients together.

– Pour the tadka in the lemon rasam.

– Ready to serve.

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