Spinach Rasam - Spinach and Dhal soup - Spinach and dal soup - Healthy Soup recipe - Starter Recipe

I love to try different flavours of rasam. Rasam is a very famous South Indian dish which goes with steamed rice. This Rasam can be served as a starter / soup. Perfect for anyone on diet. It is healthy and is a perfect mix of all the vitamin and minerals. Perfect for lazy days. Just this and steamed rice can give you satisfying meal
Ingredients:

Spinach - 10 leaves (to make about 3/4 cup puree)
Thuvar dhal - 3 tablespoon
Tamarind - marble size (Add 1/2 cup hot water and make a tamarind paste out of it)
Rasam Powder - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Sugar - 1/4 teaspoon
Garlic - 2 pods
Onion - 3 tablespoon (finely chopped. Optional)
Oil - 2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 10
Asofoetida - a pinch
Dry Red chillies - 2 roughly broken
Coriander leaves - 2 tablespoon (finely chopped)


Method:

Cook Spinach, Thuar Dhal  with bit of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of sugar. (I have added 1/2 cup of water and pressure cooked till 2 whistle)

When spinach and dhal has cool down grind it to smooth paste. Heat the pan and add 1 teaspoon of oil. Add mustard seeds,cumin seeds when it pops add asofoetida, dry red chillies and curry leaves fry for 5 sec.

Add grinded paste and 1 cup water. Add rasam powder, turmeric powder, tamarind water. Mix well. When bubble start to forms. Add coriander leaves and immediately switch it off 


Heat a teaspoon of oil add garlic and fry till slight brown in color. Add onion and fry till transparent and add to the Rasam

Serve hot
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