Saturday, July 7, 2012

Thakkali Rasam/Tomato Rasam


Tomato-3 med

Green chilly-2

Cumin seeds-1/4tsp


Chilly Powder-3/4tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4tsp

Pepper powder-1/4tsp

Asafoetida powder-less than 1/4tsp

Coriander leaves-1/4cup chopped

Salt -to taste

Tamarind-lemon size

Mustard seeds-1/4tsp



Heat oil in a kadai

Splutter mustard seeds

Add chopped tomato into this and saute .

Stir well till the tomatoes are done

Now add turmeric powder and chilly powder

Saute until its raw smell goes

Make a fine paste of garlic,green chilly and cumin seeds

Add this paste to the tomato mix and saute

Saute for 2-3 minutes in low flame,add salt

Then add  coriander leaves,pepper powder ,asafoetida powder(kayam) to this and saute

If u want more garlic flavour u can add crushed garlic in this stage

Finally add tamarind water and 1 cup of water(Soak tamarind in 1 cup of hot water and drain)

Boil for few minutes

Check the salt

Remove from the fire ,add more coriander leaves  and close the kadai for few minutes ..

So tomato rasam is ready to serve

Serve with hot white rice and poriyal …


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