Pappu Charu / Lentil Rasam

We need:

Toor dal 1cup
Onion thinly sliced 1/2 cup
Green chilies Slit 2
Curry leaves 4
Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup
Haldi 1/4 sp
Chili powder 1sp
Salt to taste
Tomato chopped 1 cup
Cumin seeds 1/2 sp
Mustard seeds 1/2 sp
Udad dal 1/4 sp
Red chili 1
Oil 2sps


Cook toor dal in presser cooker till soft and mash it to smooth paste.
Add 3 cups water, chili powder, onion, green chili, tomato, haldi, salt and cilantro.
Mix well and bring it to boil.
Cook till tomato and onions becomes soft.
If u think u need some more water add it and bring to boil again.
This Pappu Charu or rasam has to be liquidy.
Now prepare tempering.
Heat small pan add oil, cumin, mustard, udad dal, red chili and curry leaves.
Fry till golden brown and add to the rasam.
Serve hot with rice.


sangee vijay said…
wow...dal rasam with onion sounds interesting...your rasam looks inviting...nice recipe!
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Rasi said…
This is an all time fav :)
Harini said…
Good one. Pappu charu definitely has its charm!!
Srivalli said…
Ehmm..this goes so well and makes a complete meal on its own..
I am book marking all rasams:)
Suma Gandlur said…
A comforting bowl of rasam.
lovely recipe...never knew about this
Gayathri Kumar said…
Looks very inviting...
vidhas said…
Adding onion to rasam is new to me. Sounds yum.

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