Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Lemon Rasam

Lemon rasam

Rasam is south Indian dish, very good for digestion.
I posted many variety rasam this one is the famous chef Damu’s Recipe.
Mouthwatering flavorful rasam.


Toor Dal – 100 gram
Lemon – 2 nos
Asofeotida – 2 pinches
Turmeric powder – ½ tspn
Tomato – 1 no
Rasam pwd – 1 tspn
Coriander leaves – few
Green chilli – 1 no

For tempering

Ghee – 1 tspn
Mustard seeds – ½ tspn
Curry leaves – few

Garlic – 2 pod 


Wash toor dhal and add 2 glasses of water, turmeric pwd  3 in a pressure cooker after 3 to 4 whistles. Let the steam to settle and mash it well.
Take a thick bottom vessel and add chopped tomato, salt, rasam pwd , green chilli and add 1 cup of water and boil for 5 minites, add cooked and boil about 5 minutes.
Finally temper the above given ingredients pour it into rasam and squeeze out two lemons. Garnishing with coriander leaves and curry leaves.

My Method

Wash the dal ,In a cooker add dal , 2 cup of water, turmeric pwd ½ tspn rasam pwd, tomato , asafetida close the lid and leave 3 to 4  whistles. After pressure release mashes it well.

In a wok add ghee temper with mustard, garlic, curry leaves and pour it into cooked rasam and squeeze out two lemons. Garnishing with coriander leaves and curry leaves.


  1. That is a comforting and delicious lemon rasam.

  2. although I have tried several variations of rasam, not the lemon yet looks refreshing - will have to try soon

  3. Lemon rasam is an all time favorite. Yours looks so good.


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