2010/03/02

MOONG DAL RASAM

This is one of my grandma's special recipe . This is also a home made healing food . When we are down with severe viral fever , our body will become weak .This rasam will help us to regain our energy and strength back .



INGREDIENTS :

Moong dal -- 1/2 cup

Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Tomato - 2
Ginger - a small piece
Jeera -- 2 tsps
Mustard - 1 tsp

Methi seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper -- 1 tsp
Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 1/2 of the lemon juice
Salt to taste

Asafoetida - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and oil for 3 whistles till it gets softened.

2) Meanwhile , boil tomatoes and remove the skin.

3) Roast a tsp of jeera in a kadai with little pepper and grind it with tomatoes.
4) Again , heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard , jeera and methi seeds . When it splutters , add sliced ginger and saute for a minute.
5) Then , add grinded masala with little salt.
6) Finally , add dal with the remaining powders and water.
7) Cook in a slow flame till it starts to boil . Add lemon juice before removing from flame .Garnish with coriander leaves.


Serve hot with Rice .Sending this to MLLA - 21 hosted by Superchef , initially started by Susan and Ruchikacooks Home made Remedies initially started at A2Zvegetariancuisine


28 comments :

Tina said...

Rasam looks delicious..

Akal's Saappadu said...

my favourite one, soothing and comforting!!! nice post!!

Nithu Bala said...

Yummy Rasam..I too prepare this but not most often..should try your version too..

Sarah Naveen said...

Rasam looks simply superb!!

Pavithra said...

Rasam looks perfect..

Ruchikacooks said...

Rasam I can eat anyday..Looks good.

Shama, I am hosting an event called home remedies, I am sure you know a lot of simple home remedies, would you share it with us?

www.ruchikacooks.com

Trendsetters said...

my hubby loves moong dal...will try this soon

Deepa G Joshi said...

perfectly delicious rasam..

www.foodlyrics.com

Usha said...

Rasam looks delicious !

Jagruti said...

Rasam looks so comforting and tasty!!

Kiran said...

Hi Shama,

I love your blog.Your recipes are simple and easy to cook.

Kiran

Ramya said...

new recipe and healthy too..thanx for sharing

Gita said...

Rasam looks so yummy dear..definitely a healing food :)

simply.food said...

Lovely healthy and delicious.

Cham said...

Never made rasam with moong dhal- looks great and hope u feel better now!

kothiyavunu said...

Comforting and yum!!comfortable food for me.:)looks delicious!

sowmya's creative saga said...

lemon rice..i love this..

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wonderful rasam Shama, nice color and looks yummy and comforting!!!

Nandini said...

Slurpy and Perfect rasam!
Yesterday I too made rasam:))

Ms.Chitchat said...

Rasam looks very inviting and tasty too. Never tried Moong dal in rasam, will try soon.

Chitchat
http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

Rekha shoban said...

i love any type of rasam...this looks perfect!

sangi said...

Rasam luks so tasty Shama!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

that's a comfort food. looks perfect.

Preety said...

perfect to have with steaming hot rice..

jeyashrisuresh said...

love this moongdal rasam.new template looks nice.

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious...

Chitra said...

I posted this as energy rasam sometime back..we make this when we r down ...nice post..

Superchef said...

Heyy Shama,

Thanks for the entry! The MLLA Round Up - Part 1 is up on the blog now. Thanks again!

http://www.mirchmasala.me/2010/04/mlla-21-round-up-part-1.html

And this is such a soothing rasam. Just what someone wants when they are sick!