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Dried Green Peas Rasam

Dried Green Peas Rasam

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 480

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 500


Serves 3

  • 1/3 cup dried green peas, soaked overnight

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1/2 tsp. peppercorns

  • 2-3 garlic cloves

  • 1-2 tbsp. ghee

  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds

  • 1 dry red chili

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 1 sprig curry leaves

  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 2 cups water

  • 1-2 tbsp. lime juice

  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1/8th tsp. chili flakes (opt)


  • 01

    Boil the soaked green peas and then blend into a paste. Keep aside. Grind the cumin seeds, peppercorns and garlic along with some water into a smooth paste. keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat oil in a pan and temper with dry red chilies, curry leaves, asafoetida and mustard seeds. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 03

    After it stops spluttering add the cumin paste and turmeric powder. Stir fry for a minute.

  • 04

    Then add the peas paste and continue to saute til dry. Add water and salt to taste. Bring it to a boil and simmer on a low flame for 2-3 minutes.

  • 05

    Switch off the flame and add lime juice. Garnish with coriander leaves and chili flakes. Serve either with rice, as an appetizer or as a soup with some bread sticks.



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