WATERMELON RASAM | How to make WATERMELON RASAM

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About WATERMELON RASAM

Watermelon rasam…. Yes you heard me right. It is such a flavorful, delicious rasam recipe adding watermelon juice. The rasam is mildly sweet, tangy and spicy. You can enjoy it with rice, appalam or vadam.

The delicious and mouthwatering WATERMELON RASAM is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. WATERMELON RASAM is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of WATERMELON RASAM. Swathy Nandhini shared this WATERMELON RASAM recipe which is perfect to serve for 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious WATERMELON RASAM. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious WATERMELON RASAM recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves5People
WATERMELON RASAM

Ingredients to make WATERMELON RASAM

  • Fresh Watermelon juice – 2 cups
  • Tamarind juice – 1 cup
  • Toor dal / masoor dal – 3 tbsp
  • Garlic – 6 pods
  • Rasam powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 6
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing
  • Lemon – 1/2
  • Salt – as required

How to make WATERMELON RASAM

  1. Cut watermelon into pieces and remove seeds. Add it to blender and puree it. Strain it to extract the fresh juice. Soak tamarind in enough water and extract the tamarind juice.
  2. Wash and cook the dal adding enough water until it is completely mashable. Crush garlic and keep aside. Crush pepper seeds and cumin seeds together.
  3. Take tamarind juice in a bowl, add watermelon juice to it and mix with a spoon. Now add crushed garlic and pepper, cumin mixture to the juice mixture and mix.
  4. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, rasam powder, Asafoetida and required salt to it. Mix well.
  5. Pour this mixture to the cooked dal in a pan. Boil in medium flame adding little water if needed.
  6. Meanwhile, heat ghee in another pan. Add mustard seeds and once it splutters, add the curry leaves. This is the tempering.
  7. Once rasam starts boiling and becomes frothy. Switch off the flame and add the tempering.
  8. Squeeze the lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.
  9. The tasty watermelon rasam is ready.

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Anchal Sinha2 months ago
Amazing...
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