Moong Dal Rasam

This rasam is ideal on cold days. You can also add red chilli and turmeric powder while the rasam boils according to your taste. Garlic can also be used to season the rasam. It tastes simply wow when you want something simple and tasty as well J
Prep Time
2-3 Minutes
Cooking Time
20-25 Minutes
Moong Dal
Pepper Corn
Cumin Seeds
Garlic (Optional)
Tamarind Paste
Salt / Jaggery
Coriander Leaves
Curry Leaves
1 Tbsp.
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Pod
2 Tsp.
To Taste
To Garnish
A few
Dry Red Chilli
½ Tsp.
A Pinch
As Reqd.
1.     In a pan dry roast the moong dal, cumin seeds and pepper (Garlic can also be roasted with these ingredients) till the moong dal turns to golden color. Let it cool.

2.     Dilute the tamarind paste by add 11/2 cup of water. In another vessel boil tamarind water with salt and jaggery.
3.     Grind the roasted ingredients to powder consistency. Add this powder and curry leaves to the boiling tamarind water.
4.     Let it boil nicely, taste check J
5.     Do the seasoning and pour it over the rasam and garnish with coriander leaves.
6.     Serve with  steamed rice.


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