Araithuvuttu Rasam

Also Known As:  Arachuvitta Rasam,Ground Spices Lentil Soup,Spicy Dal Soup

Category:  Curry

Region:  Tamil Nadu

Type:  Vegetarian


  1. Tomato     1    no.
  2. Oil     2    tbsp
  3. Coriander Powder     1    tsp
  4. Red Gram (Thuvaram Parippu)     ½    cup
  5. Dry Red Chillies     2    nos.
  6. Pepper Powder     1    tsp
  7. Tomato -chopped    1    no.
  8. Grated Coconut     1    tbsp
  9. Tamarind     50    g
  10. Mustard Seeds     ½    tsp
  11. Curry Leaves     1    stalk


  1. Wash and cook chana dal in a pressure cooker with enough water.
  2. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan.Add coriander powder,dry red chillis and pepper powder and stir well.
  3. Add grated coconut and the cooked dal into the above mixture and stir for few minutes.Remove from heat and keep it aside to cool.
  4. Grind the above mixture to make a paste.(Sprinkle a little water if necessary)
  5. To make tamarind juice soak a lemon sized tamarind in 2 cups of hot water for 20 minutes.Then wash the tamarind in this water and rinse and drain the water for the extract.Tamarind juice is ready.
  6. Mix the tamarind juice,chopped tomato and the paste in a pan and boil it.
  7. Heat the remaining oil in a seperate pan and add the mustard seeds and the curry leaves.When the seeds starts crackling remove it from heat and add to the above mixture.
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice or as a soup.

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Recipes Similar to Araithuvuttu Rasam:  Moong Dal Rasam , Athirasam , Rasam , Milagu Rasam , Pineapple Rasam

Other Recipes with Red Gram (Thuvaram Parippu):  Plain Dhal Rasam , Butter Milk Sambar

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Rating:  5

Comment:  instead of channa dal use tur dal

By:  anu


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