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HorseGram Rasam

Tasty rasam made from Horsegram lentils

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Its so yummy you just can't stop eating.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings


    • 2 cups HorseGram lentil
    • 1 tsp vegetable Oil
    • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
    • 2 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
    • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
    • 3-4 Dry Red Chillies
    • 1/4 tsp Methi seeds (Fenugreek)
    • 5-6 Curry leaves
    • 1/2 cup Fresh Coconut
    • 1 small Onion
    • 2 tbsp Tamarind pulp
    • 2 tsp Jaggery
    For Tadka:
    • 2-3 tsp Ghee (clarified butter)
    • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)
    • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
    • 3-4 Curry leaves
    • 2-3 cloves Garlic (finely chopped) (optional)
    • 2 tbsp Cilantro (Coriander leaves) (optional)

    Directions

    1. Soak Horsegram in water for 24 hrs. Strain, pat dry with a cloth & put it in a box. Allow it to sprout a little.
    2. Dry roast Cumin seeds, Coriander seeds, Red chillies, Methi seeds, Curry leaves, Coconut & Onion for 3-4 mins. Allow to cool.
    3. Pressure cook the sprouts with 8 cups of water along with Oil, Turmeric & little Salt. Cook for 7-8 whistles. Lentils should be mushy.
    4. Remove from Cooker. In an open pan, pour the cooked lentiles along with the water & boil for 3-4 mins.
    5. Grind the dry roasted ingredients along with 1/4 cup of boiled lentiles & little water to a fine paste.
    6. Add Tamarind pulp, Jaggery, Salt & ground paste to the boiling lentils. Boil for 3-4 mins.
    7. Add Tadka & Cilantro on top. Mix well. Cover for 5 mins. Serve hot with steamed Rice.

    Comments

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