How to make Nutritious Rasam -

A healthy soup containing soya granules.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) (तुवर दाल/अरहर दाल), Bengal gram (chana) (चना)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Soups

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Nutritious Rasam

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Nutritious Rasam Recipe

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1 cup

  • Bengal gram (chana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carrot peeled and chopped 1

  • Tomatoes chopped 2

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Soya granules 1/2 cup

  • Rasam powder 3 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Water 6-8 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Whole dry red chillies 2

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Pressure-cook the chana dal, toovar dal, carrot and tomatoes with turmeric powder and 2 cups of water. When cooked blend in a liquidizer. Keep aside. Soak the soya granules in warm water for ½ an hour.

Step 2

Drain and keep aside. For the seasoning heat the oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds, curry leaves, dry red chilli and asafoetida. When the mustard seeds start to splutter add the boiled dal and vegetables, rasam powder, red chilli powder, tamarind pulp, salt and jaggery and 4-5 cups of water. Bring to a boil.

Step 3

Add the soya granules and simmer on low heat for 10-15 minutes. Remove from fire. Serve hot.

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