Sunday, December 1, 2013

Senaga pappu Kattu Charu / Boiled Chana dal Rasam

My mother will make frequently. I love this taste. I learn from my mother.

Senaga pappu Kattu – 2 cups
Tomato chopped – 1
Onion chopped – 1 small
Green chilli slits – 4
Bobbatu Purnam – lemon size ball
Tamarind juice water – 1 cup
Water – 2 cups
Salt to taste

For tempering
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Green chilli chopped – 4
Curry leaves – 10
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Oil – 2 tsp

In bowl add leftover water, tomato, onion and green chillies. Let it boil for 5 mins.
Add tamarind water, water, purnam paste and allow it to boil for 15 - 20 mins on medium flame.
Heat oil in a pan and temper it.
Add tempering to the rasam and serve with rice.

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  1. Very nice recipe dear, thanks for sharing...

  2. I love dal rasam this is sure a different version dear, looks great

  3. That is delicious thick Rasam Shailaja.

  4. Another completely comfort food recipe and i loved it

  5. very different rasam,sounds yum

  6. Very delicious looking rasam..

  7. recipe is new to me..will try sometime for sure

  8. Sounds inviting,never tried with chaana dal,looks delicious.

  9. Yummy rasam Shailaja.. Loved it :-)

  10. i love dal rasam.. can have it as soup..

  11. Very Innovative and interesting..Thanks for sharing..

  12. delicious rasam...
    Thanks for linking with my event “Foodabulous Fest –April Month Series”


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