Saturday, December 27, 2008

Spicy Tomato Rasam





Ingredients for grinding:
Tomatoes-2 ripe and large
Green chillies-1
Grated coconut (fresh)-1 tablespoon
Onion-1 (optional)
Ginger-a small piece
Garlic clove-1
Red chilli powder-1teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon
Pepper powder-1 teaspoon
Salt-1 tablespoon
Sugar-1 teaspoon
Coriander seeds-1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
Hing or asafoetida (inguva)-a pinch
Tamarind pulp-3 tablespoons

Ingredients for seasoning:
Dry chilli pieces-4
Curry leaves- a few
Mustard seeds-1 teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds-1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
Urad dal-1 teaspoon
Oil-1 teaspoon
Ghee-1 teaspoon
Coriander leaves-a few

Method:
1. Grind all the above ingredients into a thick paste.
2. Heat the oil and ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel and the seasoning ingredients.
3. Once they splutter add the grinded paste and 5 cups of water.
4. Boil it for 10 minutes on a medium flame.
5. Turn off the stove and garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve it with hot rice and masala papad…


4 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said...

This version sounds good,will try some time for sure Vijaya!
Happy new year to you!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Rak's Kitchen! Happy New Year to you too:)

SriLekha said...

looks delicious!
first time to ur blog and it is too good!
do visit my blog when u find time and join in the savory event going in my blog!
Wish u a very happy new year!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you SriLekha and happy new year to you too...