Paruppu rasam

Ingredients :
Thuvar dal /Toor dal -- 1 tbsp
Tomato -- 1 nos.
Oil -- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Curry laeves -- 1 sprig
Coriander leaves -- 1 sprig
Tamarind -- gooseberry sized

Hing --- a dash
Turmeric powder -- a pinch
Salt -- to taste

To crush :
Peppercorns -- 1/4 tsp
green chilly -- 1 no.
Cumin seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Garlic -- 1 0r 2 pods (optional)

Method :
Boil the thuvar dal adding 1/4 cup of water and keep it seperately. squeeze the pulp from the tamarind n make it ready. Add the turmeric powder,tomato (crush the tomato using ur hand) along with the pulp and let it boil.  Crush all the items given in the seperate table to a slightly coarse mix and add this masala along with the boiling rasam. add the thuvar dal soup also to this boiling rasam.Take a small pan and do the seasoning with the mustard seeds,hing and curry leaves and transfer this mixture to the rasam And finally add the coriander leaves and switch off..


  1. rasam n hot rice with some crunchies--yummy all the way !

  2. this looks soo comforting now Shanavi...Its damn cold in this part of the world and rasam on top of piping hot rice, wow...




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