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Happy New Year 2018 everyone, though a week late 🙂

As promised I thought I will make at least one post every month.

So today it is Rasam, one most favorite recipe in Tamil household. Easy to make.

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Ingredients:

  • Tamarind Juice – 1.5 cups(soak a big lemon size tamarind and get juice)
  • Salt — according to taste.
  • to grind
    • Garlic — 6 to 7 pods
    • Tomato – 1/2 large
    • Corriander seeds — 1 tablespoon
    • Toor daal — 1.5 tablespoon
    • Black Pepper — 1/2 table spoon
    • Cumin Seeds/ Jeera — 1/2 tablespoon
  • to temper — oil – 1 tablespoon
    • Oil — 1 tablespoon
    • Mustard – 1 teaspoon
    • Urad daal – 1 teaspoon
    • Curry Leaves — few
    • Cumin Seeds/Jeera – 1 teaspoon.
    • onion — 1/2(optional)
  • to garnish
    • Cilantro leaves — few

Method:

  1. Have tamarind juice ready.
  2. In a pan dry roast toor daal, corriander , black pepper, cumin seeds separately and allow it to cool.
  3. Chop tomato, and garlic. Add the above roasted items aling with this and grind it to smooth paste.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, once hot add items in to temper.
  5. If adding onion saute well, add the ground paste.
  6. mix well and then add tamarind water and salt.
  7. Check if froth starts coming up. If so stop cooking. Add cilantro leaves and garnish. Serve with rice.
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