Awesome “Rassam”!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015

"Rassam" is a traditional East Indian mung bean Dahl, packed with herbs and nutrition!

It can be used during a gentle cleanse/detox or as a general health engendering food.


  • 6 Cups of Water
  • 1 Cup of Mung Beans
  • 1.5 Tablespoon (TBS) of grated Ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon (t) of Tumeric powder
  • 3 Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 TBS of Tamarind paste
  • 1 t of Sea Salt
  • 3-5 Cloves of minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Chopped yellow Onion
  • 1/8- 1/4 t of Cayene pepper
  • 10-15 stalks of Cilantro minced
  • 1.5 t of Cumin seed powder
  • 1 t or Coriander seed powder
  • Possible additions 1 t of Fenugreek/Black seed powder


Cook Mung Beans until mush about 45 minutes.

Add other ingredients as listed and cook for another 15-20 minutes.

Turn off heat and add Cilantro leaves, 1/2 TBS of Olive Oil or Honey to harmonize the Dahl.

Eat with Brown Basmati Rice and (Goat) Yogurt and most of all Enjoy!!!

~to Your Health.

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