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Friday, March 30, 2012

TOMATO RASAM


INGREDIENTS

TAMARIND                      -1  INCH  DIAMETER  BALL
COOKED TOOR DHAL   -1 CUP
TOMATOES                      - 2
RASAM POWDER            -2 TEASPOONS
TURMERIC POWDER      -1/4 TEASPOON
ASAFOETIDA POWDER  -1/4 TEASPOON
CORIANDER LEAVES      -FEW
CURRY LEAVES                -FEW
MUSTARD SEEDS             - 1/4 TEASPOON
CUMIN SEEDS                   - 1/2 TEASPOON
DRY RED CHILLIES          -2
GHEE                                   -2 TEASPOONS

METHOD

1.SOAK THE TAMARIND IN 2 -3 CUPS OF HOT WATER AND EXTRACT THE CLEAN  PULP.
2.PULP THE TOMATOES IN A MIXIE.
3.ADD TURMERIC ,TOMATO PULP AND SALT TO THE TAMARIND EXTRACT.
4.BOIL WELL.
5.WHEN THE RAW SMELL OF TAMARIND GOES AWAY,ADD THE RASAM POWDER AND BOIL FOR 3 -5 MINUTES.
6.DILUTE THE COOKED DHAL IN 1 LITER OF WATER AND ADD IT TO THE BOILED MIXTURE.
7.BOIL TILL IT BUBBLES ON THE TOP .
8. ADD THE ASAFOETIDA POWDER .
9.HEAT THE GHEE AND SPUTTER THE CHILLIES,MUSTARD SEEDS AND CUMINSEEDS.
10.ADD TO THE RASAM .GARNISH WITH CURRY LEAVES AND CORIANDER LEAVES.
11.SERVE WITH RICE.WITH A SPOON OF GHEE AND CRUNCHY FRIED APPALAMS.

# THIS IS A REAL COMFORT FOOD.
# IT IS TASTY TO DRINK AS A CLEAR SOUP.
#TO BEGIN WITH,I RECOMMEND YOU USE ANY BRANDED RASAM POWDER.

# LATER ON ,I SHALL PROVIDE THE RECIPE FOR HOMEMADE RASAM  POWDER.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely dish!
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  2. aromatic & tempting..
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    Tasty Appetite

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  3. Thank you,Jay...Your blog is also fantastic...

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  4. looks yumm..have awaz wanted to knw the recipe for rasam..thanks for sharing

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