Thursday, November 23, 2006

tomato rasam

tomatoes 4
tuar dal 1/2 cup (boiled)
cumin seeds 2 tsp
mustard seeds 1 tsp
red chillies 2
turmeric 1/4 tsp
pepper corns 4
asafoetida a pinch
tamarind pulp 3 tbsp
curry leaves 1 tsp
coriander leaves 2 tsp
garlic 4
oil 2 tsp
sugar 1/2 tsp
salt to taste

Boil the tomatoes and tamarind pulp together. Mash the

tomaotes and strain the liquid.Add tuar dal water to this.

Powder 1 sp of cumin seeds, coriander and pepper corns

together.Heat oil in a vessel add red chillies,cumin and

mustard seeds and asafoetida. When they splutter add

the curd mixture and bring to boil..Add the rasam

powder, sugar,turmeric and salt. In the end add crushed

garlic and coriander leaves and remove from fire.