Feb 17, 2012

Kandi Kattu -- Kattu Rasam

Kandi kattu is a light rasam which is made with toordal and seasoned with ghee.This is a traditional rasam recipe form Andhra Cuisine. Can serve this with steamed rice and side dish, pappad.No tamarind or lemon is used in this rasam recipe if you like tangy taste you can add little lemon juice but in traditional recipe we don't add any of them. You can serve this as a lentil soup and this as a soup will give you good energy after a fast and also a best choice for white loss.. here is the recipe.

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INGREDIENTS:---
Toor dal  --- 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder  --- a pinch
Salt -- 1/2 tea sp or according to your taste
Green chillies  --- 3 chopped
Curry leaves   ---- 2 springs
Garlic cloves  --- 5 cloves crushed
Ghee or oil  --- 1 tea sp
Mustard seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds  --- 1/2 tea sp
Dry red chillies ---1 broken
Asafoetida  --- 1/4 tea sp
METHOD:---
1. Cook toor dal till soft with enough water and mash well.
2. Add crushed garlic,  chopped green chillies,  curry leaves,  salt,  turmeric powder,  3 cups of water and boil for ten minutes in a very low heat.
3. Heat ghee or oil in a pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,  broken dry red chillies,  asafoetida  fry for a while and ass this to kattu rasam mix well and bring to a full boil, switch off the heat.
Serve hot with rice and any stir fry vegetable and pappad.
If you like to have this little sour taste squeeze lemon juice ans enjoy.
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24 comments:

Usha said...

Even I make kandi khut and I love it. I add little bit of lemon juice. Although pesaru khut is everyone's favorite at my in-laws place.

veena krishnakumar said...

we make kattu rasam without dal. This version looks very delicious

Anu said...

An comfort food that
can be taken daily.

Aarthi said...

This looks awesome and yummy

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Poornima Nair said...

That looks so warm and inviting!

kitchen queen said...

very refreshing and tempting rasam

The Pumpkin Farm said...

i am seeing lovely rasam recipes ...liked this one too

Harini said...

Wow! this is so simple and easy to make too..

Srivalli said...

Very nice...good one..

Cham said...

Very different from tamilian one's, slurp!

vidhas said...

Simple and tasty rasam.

Poonam Borkar said...

looks so delicious!!
Kande Pohe

Suma Gandlur said...

I am surprised to find a version without rasam powder. However it looks yummy.

sangee vijay said...

similar to paruppu rasam...loved the color of your rasam!
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Rasi said...

Looks nice..this is new traditional recipe for me :)

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This sounds new type of rasam to me. Looks so good. Nice recipe. Will try it soon. YUM1

vaishali sabnani said...

seems to be a real soothing one!!

Aruna Manikandan said...

delicious and comforting rasam :)

Gayathri Kumar said...

Looks very delicious...

PJ said...

Nice recipe.

Foodiliciousnan said...

First time that I'm coming across a rasam without either tamarind or lemon...must try!

vidhas said...

Kattu rasam looks inviting, yours sounds intresting and yum.

sushma said...

Wow my fav

Kanan Patel said...

nice recipe. looks mouthwatering.
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