Mysore Rasam
Mysore Rasam
Soothing and comforting Mysore Rasam recipe!
Mysore Rasam
Mysore Rasam
Soothing and comforting Mysore Rasam recipe!
Ingredients
For Mysore Rasam Spice Mix –
  • 2tsp Chana Dal
  • 1tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Dried Red Chilli
  • 2tbsp Fresh Coconut
For Mysore Rasam –
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 2tbsp Cooked Toor Dal
  • 1cup Thin Tamarind Extract
  • 1tsp Sambar Powder
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Large Pinch Asafoetida
  • 1tsp Ghee/Oil
  • 1/2tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves as Needed
  • Fresh Curry Leaves as Needed
  • 2cups Water
  • Salt as needed
Instructions
  1. In a pan dry roast all ingredients under “rasam spice mix” except coconut until golden and fragrant. Remove from heat.
  2. Add fresh grated coconut and let this spice mixture cool down. Grind into a smooth paste and set aside.
  3. Grind tomatoes into smooth puree, add it to the thin tamarind extract along with turmeric powder, sambar powder and salt.
  4. Heat this on medium flame until the mixture is frothy.
  5. Add fresh ground rasam spice mix along with cooked toor dal and add water as needed. Let the rasam come to a slow boil, it should be very fragrant by now.
  6. Meanwhile, temper mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida in ghee/oil.
  7. Add it to the boiling rasam along with fresh coriander leaves. Remove from heat.
  8. Serve hot with a side of hot rice and ghee.