This paruppu rasam is also known as tomato rasam. This is a spicy, hot rasam recipe made with cooked, mashed dal and flavored with tomato, tamarind, rasam powder and few other spices.
- Ingredients for paruppu rasam recipe:
- Toor dal – 1 cup
- Castor oil – 1 spoon
- Tomato – 2 no’s (Medium sized)
- Water – 2 ½ cups
- Turmeric powder – ½ spoon
- For seasoning:
- Ground nut oil – 2 ½ spoons
- Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon
- Small onion – 10 no’s (Chopped)
- Red chili – 1 no (cut in to half)
- Curry leaves – 1 sprig
- Red chili powder – ½ spoon
- Rasam powder – ½ spoon
- Asafoetida – ¼ teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- Tamarind extract – ½ cup(take small gooseberry size tamarind)
- Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing.
Steps to cook paruppu rasam recipe:
First wash toor dal in water twice and drain it.
Take a pressure cooker, in that add washed toor dal, water, castor oil, turmeric powder and tomato.
Close the lid and switch on the stove, cook toor dal up to 2 whistles, then allow it to cool down at room temperature.
First take a cooked tomato and put in to the tamarind extract.
Crush and squeeze tomato well, then drain the tomato tamarind extract and keep it aside.
Drain the toor dal water and keep it aside. (If water level is too low means add excess water then allow it to boil for extra 5 minutes and drain it)
Take a pan, in that add oil. once it is heated add mustard seeds when its splutters add small onion, red chili, curry leaves and fry for a 5 minutes.
Now add tamarind tomato extract, required salt, red chili powder, asafoetida, Rasam powder.
Allow it to boil for 5 minutes, next add toor dal water then boil again till bubbles starting from the paruppu rasam.
Meanwhile check the salt and spicy of paruppu Rasam if you want means add it.
Now transfer the paruppu rasam in the serving bowl and add crushed items.
Finally add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
Now hot and spicy protein rich paruppu rasam is ready to serve.
Serve this paruppu rasam with hot white rice.