Friday, 13 December 2013

Tomato rasam

Preparation time-20 mins        Cooking time-15 mins            Total time-35 mins

  • 5 medium size ripe tomatoes
  • 1 small lemon size tamarind
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
For tempering:
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil  
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 broken dry red chilies 

  1. Steam the tomatoes and tamarind.
  2. Once they cool down blend them in a mixer to make a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chilies. 
  4. When they start to crackle, pour the tomato paste to it.
  5. Add turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder, green chilies, chopped coriander, black pepper powder and water.
  6. Bring it to a boil and simmer it for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve with hot steamed rice. 
Sending this recipe to Rafeeda

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