Oh so good.. Lemon Rasam

 

I like trying out different types of Rasam. And sipping a glass of this Lemon Rasam and eating it with rice is just divine comfort food for this southie! Try it, you’ll know what I mean!

Its perfect when dealing with a cold or fever.

Lemon Pepper Garlic Rasam 2

 

What you’ll need:

  • Toor Dal – 2 cups
  • Lemon Zest of 1 large lemon (from neighbor’s yard)
  • Lemon Juice of 1 large lemon (from neighbor’s yard)
  • Ginger finely grated – a big 1 inch piece
  • Garlic Sliced – 2 large pods
  • Cumin Coarsely Ground – 2 tsp
  • Pepper Coarsely Ground – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee for seasoning – 1 to 2 tsp

 

Method:

1. Wash and boil the Toor Dal until mushy.

2. To the boiled dal, add the Lemon Zest, Lemon Juice, Grated Ginger (I grate directly into the pot so that I don’t lose any juice), Turmeric powder and Salt. Add enough water and bring to a boil. Switch off after 5 mins.

3. In a small pan, warm up the ghee. Add the Cumin, Pepper and sliced Garlic and saute till the garlic turns golden. Add to the Rasam. Enjoy hot!

 

 

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