Thursday, 10 May 2012

TOMATO RASAM--2

Now it is the season of tomatoes,Here We get  red, firm and fresh tomatoes.  I have already posted a Rasam recipe adding sambar powder to it. Today I prepared Rasam something different. I found it very simple and tasty..Just try it and enjoy...
TOMATO RASAM


WHAT YOU NEED:


Tomatoes 5
Garlic 3 cloves
Red chillies 6-7, fried in little oil
Udad dal  1/2 tsp
Chana dal 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds 3-4
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Coriander leaves 2 tsp, roughly chopped
Tamarind paste 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
SPICY AND YUMMY RASAM


HOW TO MAKE:


Put Tomatoes in boiling water and keep for 5 minutes.
Peel the skins of tomatoes, chop them.
Peel garlic, chop
Grind peeled tomatoes and garlic to a very fine paste.
Pass this paste through the strainer, discard the seeds.
Add 4 cups water, turmeric powder, tamarind paste to the paste, stir well and keep on the fire.
Allow it to boil for 5 minutes.
Dry roast Udad dal, chana dal. methi seeds.
Powder the red chillies and the roasted ingredients.
Add this powder, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt to the Rasam and heat it for a while.


This Rasam tastes well with hot steaming rice or one can have this like hot soup.

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