As the name suggests, this traditional rasam is made with the delectable flavours of lemon and thyme rasam. A combination of herb with citrusy lemon should be a must try for you and further is a wonderful twist to one of the most regular side dishes of South India – rasam.
Lemon is an excellent source of Ascorbic acid i.e. Vitamin C. Vitamin C nourishes your skin and hair and further helps in absorption of iron. Thyme is a multipurpose traditional herb which is used in treating ailments ranging from cold, sore throat to chronic conditions such as gastritis and arthritis.
- Nutrition Info
- 98.5 kcal
- 8.7 grams
- 3.3 grams
- 5.2 grams
- 15 grams Arhar dal
- 20 grams chopped tomato
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 4-5 curry leaves
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds powder
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon tamarind water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Water as required
- In a deep pan, add tamarind water, tomatoes, rasam powder, cumin powder, black pepper, turmeric and salt.
- Also add thyme leaves and bring it to boil over a medium flame until tomatoes are cooked.
- On the other hand, clean and wash dal. Pressure cook until 3-4 whistles over high flame.
- Once the dal is cooked, transfer it to the tamarind tomato base and bring to boil.
- In a small pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds to prepare the tadka. Let it crackle and pour it in your lemon thyme rasam.
- Now add lemon juice. Serve hot along with rice.
Over to you
This recipe of lemon and thyme rasam is a must try as it will provide you with amazing flavour along with abundant nutrition and health benefits.