Kalyana rasam recipe, Kalyana Sathamudhu (Traditional method)
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
கல்யாண ரசம், Kalyana Rasam, rasam, rasam seivathu eppadi, Kalyana rasam seivathu eppadi, Kalyana rasam, rasam recipe Tamil
Recipe type: RASAM
Serves: 4
  • To grind the fresh Rasam Powder we need:
  • 1 tsp Ghee/நெய்
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds/கொத்தமல்லி விதைகள்
  • 1 tsp Toor Dal/துவரம் பருப்பு
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns/மிளகுத்தூள்
  • 1 no. Red Chili/சிவப்பு மிளகாய்
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds/சீரக விதைகள்
  • OTHER Ingredients:
  • 1 small gooseberry size Tamarind/சிறிய நெல்லிக்காய் அளவு புளி
  • 2 medium-sized Tomatoes/தக்காளி
  • 2 tbsp Toor Dal/துவரம் பருப்பு
  • 1 tsp Salt/உப்பு
  • Few chopped Coriander Leaves/கொத்தமல்லி இலைகள்
  • For Tempering Kalyana Rasam:
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds/கடுகு
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves/கறி இலைகள்
  • 1 tsp Ghee/நெய்
  • 1 dry red chili/சிவப்பு மிளகாய்
  • 1 pinch Hing/பெருங்காயம்
  1. Heat a pan, add ghee and add the RASAM POWDER ingredients like coriander Seeds, Toor Dal, Pepper & Red Chili, cumin seeds and fry it in low flame, till the dal turns a golden brown color.
  2. Let the roasted rasam powder mix cool down for few minutes and then add it to the mixie jar.
  3. Grind it to a fine powder and keep it aside. FRESHLY GROUND RASAM POWDER is READY.
  4. Pressure cook the dal & keep aside. Mash the tomatoes with your hands & keep aside. Extract the tamarind and keep aside.
  5. Now add the mashed tomatoes, tamarind extract & cooked dal to a vessel.
  6. add ½ cups of water, turmeric powder & salt. Allow the Rasam to boil for about 2 minutes in a low to medium flame
  7. Finally, add the grounded rasam powder and mix well
  8. Heat ghee in another pan, add mustard seeds let it sputter and then add dry red chili, curry leaves, hing. Add this tempering over the rasam.
  9. when the rasam gets the froth, remove from flame. Don't allow the Rasam to boil at this stage.
  10. rasam is ready to serve.
  11. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice
  12. Delicious Homemade Kalyana rasam is ready to serve!
1. Mash the tomatoes and make like a tomato puree. Even you can grind the tomatoes but you will miss the tomato chunks in the rasam.
2. Adjust the pepper & chili according to your spice level.
3. Always make the rasam powder freshly and make rasam, stored rasam powder will not taste good as fresh ones.
4. Always serve hot piping rasam.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at https://www.premascook.com/2019/11/kalyana-rasam-recipe-kalyana-rasam.html