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cauliflower rasam recipe | Indian cauliflower clear soup recipe

Cauliflower rasam recipe-SOuth indian lentils clear soup with cauliflower.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Harini


  • ¼ cup toor dal
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets small
  • 2-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • Juice from small lemon sized tamarind
  • To temper:
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 10 curry leave
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • oil or ghee


  • Pressure cook ¼ cup toor dal in a small cooker. Once the dal is cooked, drain it and reserve the water. Crush 2-3 garlic loves, 1 teaspoon pepper and 2 teaspoons cumin coarsely in a mortar and pestle. Finely chop the tomatoes.
  • To the dal cooked water, add ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, chopped tomato, garlic pepper cumin mixture and mix well. Add required salt too. Bring this mixture to a boil.
  • Now add the mashed dal and cook till frothy.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons gingely oil or ghee in a small pan. Temper with mustard seeds,cumin seeds and curry leaves. Add cilantro leaves and mix well. Serve cauliflower rasam hot.


Calories: 119kcal