Orange Rasam Recipe

  • To begin making Orange Rasam Recipe, place a saucepan on medium heat, add 2 cups of water, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, hing, salt and orange zest. Allow this mixture to boil for 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile to make the rasam masala powder, heat a pan on medium heat. Dry roast black pepper, cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chilli, toor dal, for 2-3 minutes. Let the spices cool. Once cooled, grind them to a coarse mixture.

  • Once the tomatoes are softened and mixture is boiled for 10-15 minutes, add the cooked toor dal. Click here to know How To Cook Lentils In A pressure Cooker.

  • Add the freshly ground rasam masala . Let the rasam mixture boil for 4-5 minutes. Adjust the consistency of the rasam.

  • After 4-5 minutes, turn off the heat. Add orange juice, lemon juice and mix well. At this stage, proceed to make the seasoning for the rasam. 

  • To prepare the seasoning, heat a tadka pan on medium heat. Add ghee to it.Once the ghee is hot, add mustard seeds and allow them to crackle. Add the curry leaves.

  • Add the seasoning to rasam mixture. Garnish the rassam with coriander leaves.

  • Serve Orange Rasam Recipe with Steamed Rice and Cabbage Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe as a perfect accompaniment to south indian meal.