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Lemon Rasam Recipe

July 12, 2009 By: admin Category: Sambar/Gravy, Soups No Comments →


Toor Dhal cooked – 1/2 cup

Lemon – 1 big

Green chilli -1

Curry and coriander leaves – to garnish

Pepper and jeera – 1/2 tsp each

Ginger – a small piece

Salt -to taste

Oil – 1 tsp

Mustard – 1/2 tsp


1. Take pepper, jeera, green chilli, ginger and curry leaves and keep them grinded slightly.

Ingredients ready to grind..

Ingredients ready to grind..

2. Smash cooked toor dhal adding water and drain the water and take 3 glass of the juice.

3. Add salt and grinded paste to the toor dhal juice extracted.

4. Add a pinch of asafoetida powder and allow it in stove for few mins.

Lemon Rasam in making..

Lemon Rasam in making..

5. When it starts boiling, turn off the stove and add lemon juice.

6. Roast mustard in little oil and garnish along with coriander leaves over the prepared lemon rasam.

Lemon Rasam

Lemon Rasam

Tasty lemon rasam ready to be served. This rasam is rich in vitamin C. And since we add lemon at the end, Vitamin C is not degraded from this dish. This can be had as a soup if having cough or cold.