Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Eastern Rasam




















Ingredients
  1. Tomatoes - 3 medium sized chopped
  2. Toor dal - 1 handful
  3. Tamarind - lime sized ball soaked in water and pulp squeezed out
  4. Water - 6 cups
  5. Garlic - 5 cloves crushed
  6. Eastern Rasam powder - 4 tbsp
  7. Dry red chillies - 2 broken
  8. Curry leaves - 2 springs
  9. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. whole pepper - 1 tsp coarsely crushed
  11. Cilantro/ coriander leaves - 5 tbsp chopped
  12. Jaggery / sugar - 1/2 tsp
  13. salt - to taste
  14. Oil - 1 tbsp
 Method :
Pressure cook tomatoes, dhal and garlic in 6 teacups of water until it is broken down.
Add the tamarind juice and Rasam powder to this and bring to a boil.
Heat oil in a small pan and season with mustard, red chillies , crushed pepper and curry leaves .
Pour this over the rasam and sprinkle coriander leaves on top. Turn the flame off and add the sugar/jaggery .
Serve with rice.

1 comment:

  1. Ahh.. looks really yumm and delicious.. thanks for sharing :)

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