Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Tomato Tamarind Rasam

Tamarind – 1 lemon sized ball
Peppercorns – 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Garlic – 5 cloves 
Tomato ,cut into 4 pieces – 1 no
Asafoetida Powder  – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves, chopped – 1 tbsp

For Seasoning
Oil  – 1 tsp
Mustard  Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies  – 2 no
Curry Leaves  – 1 stalk

  1. Soak the tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes until it becomes soft and mashable. Keep it aside.
  2. Crush the Garlic Pods, Peppercorns and Cumin Seeds. Keep it aside.
  3. In a large vessel, mix the Tamarind juice, Tomatoes, Asafoetida Powder, Turmeric Powder, Salt, chopped coriander leaves ,2 cups of Water , crushed garlic/peppercorns and cumin seeds. keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a  pan and splutter the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  5. Now add the curry leaves and dry red chillies into the  pan and fry for a minute . Pour it over the tamarind mixture from step 3. 
  6. Let it boil for 4-5 minutes. Now switch off the stove.
  7. Garnish Rasam with Coriander Leaves and serve it hot.

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