Friday, 25 November 2011

TOMATO RASAM







WHAT YOU NEED:


Tomato 1
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Tamarind paste 2 tsp
Asafoetida little dissolved in little water
Water 4 cups
Rasam powder 2-3 tbsp
Salt


For the seasoning:


Mustard seeds 3/4 tsp
Curry leaves


For garnishing:


Coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tsp




HOW TO MAKE:


Wash tomato and chop.
In a vessel add 4 cups of water and put chopped tomatoes and boil.
Add turmeric powder and tamarind paste to it and let it boil till tomato pieces are soft.
Add rasam powder, asafoetida and salt. Boil it for few minutes.


Heat a small pan with little oil.
Add mustard, when it splutters add curry leaves. Pour this seasoning on the Rasam.


Finally add coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice. 

1 comment:

venkatesh kamath said...

simple things in life including those amongst food are always nice and so is our humble tomato saaru or rasam.I always enjoyed sipping hot piping rasam than eating it with rice.

The presentation is nice and the consistency as it is appearing is fantastic

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