Rasam
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Author mallika_iyer_md Yield No Value
Published Feb 14, 2009 Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Recipe Type Soups/Salads Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Tomatoes Standing Time 10 Minutes
Description: Low calorie Rasam with Tomatoes and ginger.

Recipe of Rasam

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Curry Leaves 1 Springs
Hing Powder 0.5 Teaspoons
Ghee 2 Teaspoons
Red Chillies-whole 2 Piece
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Tamarind- Size Of Lemon 1 small ball Small
Turmeric Powder 1 Tablespoons
Rasam Powder- Store Bought 2 Teaspoons
Green Chillies Sliced 3 Large
Ginger Sliced In Large Pieces 3 Large
Large Ripe Tomatoes 3 Large
Tur Dal Soft Cooked And Mashed 1 Cup
Salt To Taste 1.5 tsp To Taste
Brown Sugar 1 Teaspoons
Chopped Cilantro 3 Tablespoons

Directions

1. soak tamarind in 1 cup water for 15 minutes and squeeze the tamarind water. 2. Boil the tomatoes in 3 cups of water for 5 minutes. Cool the water, remove the skin and mash the tomatoes with a hand held blender. 3. In a large saucepan, add 1 tsp ghee and add ginger, green chilles and curry leaves. Add the tomato. 4. Add the tamarind water. 5. Add salt, turmeric powder, hing powder, rasam powder. let it boil. 6. Add the cooked tur dal and 1tsp of brown sugar. 7. Remove from stove when about to boil.Add cilantro leaves 8. Add tadka with 1 tsp ghee, mustard seeds, jeera and 1 whole red chilli 9. Tastes best when prepared ahead of time and reheated and served. (ginger and other spices are stronger)

Recipe Tips

My late aunt Mia used to make this rasam. This is a sure hit rasam even for a novice.
Posted Feb 14, 2009

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2 Comments

sam Apr 27, 2011
hi,
I prepared Ginger rasam exactly as advised. It turned to be an excellent item for my guest. He liked it very much. Also, i made potato fry along with this. The combination is extremely good. I am a novice in cooking and thank to Vahrehvah.

sam Apr 27, 2011
hi,
I prepared Ginger rasam exactly as advised. It turned to be an excellent item for my guest. He liked it very much. Also, i made potato fry along with this. The combination is extremely good. I am a novice in cooking and thank to Vahrehvah.

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