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Recipe for Rasam

Recipe for Rasam

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Rasam is a South Indian dish filled with proteins and vitamins. This is usually eaten with hot Rice and Ghee. Sometimes the liquidified version of this is served as an apetizer as well. Here's the recipe for a typical homemade Rasam - you'll love it!!!

Serves:

2-4

Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

20 mins

Ingredients:

Toor Dal - ¼ Cup
 
 Tomato chopped - 1
 
 Tamarind Pulp - 1 tsp
 
 Rasam Powder - 1 tsp (adjust the spice level according to your taste)
 
 Pinch of Asafoetida
 
 Pinch of Turmeric Powder
 
 Few Curry Leaves
 
 Salt to taste
 
 Mustard Seeds - ¼ tsp
 
 Oil - 1 tsp
 
 Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) for garnishing
 

Method:


• Pressure cook the dal and Tomatoes until cooked well.

• Wait till all the pressure is released and then open the cooker. Transfer the cooked dal and Tomatoes into a deep vessel. Mash this using a masher, add some Water and keep this on medium heat.

• Next add Salt, Tamarind Pulp and Rasam Powder. Mix well and bring it to boil.

• Meanwhile heat Oil in a small pan. Add Mustard Seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add Turmeric Powder, Asafoetida and Curry leaves.

• Add this tempering to the prepared Rasam and garnish it with some chopped Coriander Leaves (Cilantro)

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