Kalyana Rasam Recipe

Kalyana Rasam is a traditional South Indian soup made with a flavorful blend of spices and lentils. It is a popular dish served during weddings and special occasions. This rasam has a tangy and spicy taste that pairs well with steamed rice. The unique combination of ingredients like tamarind, tomatoes, and rasam powder gives it a rich and aromatic flavor. It is a comforting and nutritious dish that can be enjoyed as a soup or served with rice and a side dish.

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Kalyana Rasam

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Ingredients for Kalyana Rasam Recipe

  • 1/4 Lemon Sized Tamarind
  • 0.13 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rasam Powder
  • 1/2 cloves Garlic Cloves, Crushed
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ghee
  • as per your need Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kalyana Rasam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak tamarind in warm water and extract the juice.
  • STEP 2.Cook toor dal in a pressure cooker and mash it well.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Saute until they splutter.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes turn soft.
  • STEP 5.Add the tamarind juice, rasam powder, and cooked dal. Mix well and bring it to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Add water if needed to adjust the consistency. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 7.In a separate pan, heat ghee and fry the garlic and red chilies until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 8.Add this tempering to the rasam and mix well.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or as a soup.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the quantity of rasam powder according to your spice preference.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida for extra flavor.
  • For a tangier taste, add a few drops of lemon juice before serving.
  • To make it more nutritious, you can add cooked vegetables like carrots or beans.

Storage and Serving

  • Kalyana Rasam can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat it before serving and adjust the consistency with water if needed.
  • Serve it hot with steamed rice and a side dish like papad or potato fry.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein6 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp