Osaman Recipe

Osaman Recipe
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Perfect for a cold night, the Osaman which is similar to rasam isn't as spicy but emanates a pungent aroma and works wonders with plain white rice.
Osaman Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 150 gm Red Gram (Masoor Dal)
  • 2 tbsp Jaggery (Gur), grated
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts, roasted
  • 4 Green Chilies (sliced)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • A pinch of Asafetida
  • 6 to 8 Curry Leaves
  • Coriander Leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Water (as required)
How to make Osaman:
  • First add four tablespoon of water to tamarind pulp and make a dilute solution without lumps. Keep it aside
  • In the meanwhile, boil masoor dal in 2 cups of water.
  • When nearly done, add tamarind water, jaggery, roasted peanuts, salt and green chilies.
  • Allow it to simmer, until the dal is completely cooked.
  • Now, heat oil in a separate pan and add mustard seeds. When the seeds sputter, add asafetida, cumin seeds, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds.
  • Now, add the dal and cook for a while.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.