Saturday, 30 November 2013

TOMATO RASAM - 4

There are many ways of making rasams. Recently I made rasam from leftover dalitaoy (dal). 
Here is the recipe..
TOMATO + DAL RASAM

WHAT YOU NEED:

Dalitoy - 1 cup
Tomatoes - 2-3, chopped
Garlic cloves - 3-4
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Rasam powder - 2 tsp
Tamarind paste - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Coriander leaves stems - a few, cut in 3" long pieces
Salt - to taste

HOW TO MAKE:

Grind tomatoes, garlic and turmeric together to a fine paste. ( makes 1 cup )

Take Dalitoy in a vessel and pour 2-3 cups of water.
Add tomato paste, coriander leaves stems and tamarind and boil it.
Now add rasam powder and salt and boil for few more minutes.

Heat a small pan with 2 tsp oil.
Splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaves.
Pour this seasoning over the Rasam.

Serve hot Tomato rasam with steaming rice.

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