Rasam Rice

Rasam Rice

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Rasam and rice is a common favourite food among SouthIndians specially during cold weather or when you are down with cold and flu , they say having a bowl of rice with hot peppery Rasam makes you feel better.

I have made this Rasam and rice combination into a single dish ,I call it as “RASAM RICE” , easy onepot recipe.

Lets checkout the recipe below 👇


Preparation time: 1 hour

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • Rice: 1cup ( basmati / any white rice)
  • Tuvar dal : 1 cup
  • Tomatoes: 1 chopped
  • Garlic: 5 to 6 cloves
  • Coriander seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds: 1tsp
  • Black peppercorns: 1tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1tsp
  • Curry leaves: few
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp
  • Asoefitida powder: a pinch
  • Tamarind: 1 lemon size
  • Rasam powder: 2tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1tsp
  • Dry red chillies: 2
  • Coriander leaves: few chopped
  • Coconut oil: 2tbsp
  • Ghee: 1tbsp
  • Salt: for taste


  • Wash and soak rice and dal for an hour. Also soak tamarind in a cup of warm water.
  • Crush together garlic, coriander seeds, cumin seeds,curry leaves and black peppercorns.
  • Heat a stockpot, add oil. Add the crushed masala, toss well for 2 mins.
  • Lower the flame and add asoefitida powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till soft and mushy.
  • Add tamarind pulp and cook for 2 mins.
  • Add rasam powder and mix and add the soaked rice and dal and mix well.
  • Now add 4 cups of hot water and salt and black pepper , the water should be a bit more salty.
  • Cover and cook for 20 mins on medium flame ,stirring intermittently .
  • When the rice and dal is evenly cooked, switch off the flame.
  • Heat a pan for tempering, add ghee, add mustard seeds, let it splutter. Add dry red chillies and chopped coriander leaves and mix. Add this to the cooked rasam rice and mix.
  • Serve hot with Papad and pickle.
Dentist by profession.. I just love cooking and I try making innovative recepies..

2 thoughts on “Rasam Rice

  1. Dr amazing recipes god gift your hands am praying for you and your family dear always beautiful good health and wellness

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