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    Default Tomato rasam recipe

    2 Tomatoes
    2 Red chillies
    4 cups Water of boiled dal (stock)
    1 stalk Curry leaves
    1 stalk Mint leaves
    1 stalk Coriander leaves
    1- 2 cloves Garlic grated
    2-3 pinches Clove-cinnamon powder
    1/2 tsp Sambhar masala
    8-10 Peppercorns
    2 pinch Hing (Asafoetida)
    1 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
    1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
    1 marble sized ball of jaggery or 1/2 tsp. sugar
    1 small strip Tamarind
    1 tbsp Ghee or oil
    Salt to taste

    How to make tomato rasam:

    * Put whole tomatoes in boiling water, simmer for 3 minutes, keep it aside to cool.
    * Heat 1/4 tsp. oil in a small pan, add pepper corns and 1 tsp. cumin seeds and roast till aromatic, pound it in a mortar till powdered. Keep aside.
    * Peel away the broken skin of boiled tomatoes and mash them into a pulp
    * To the thick tomato pulp, add roasted whole chillies, all leaves, all masalas, salt, tamarind, jaggery and blend it with the blender.
    * In a deep pan, add the stock.
    * Heat ghee in a small pan, add mustard and remaining cumin seeds, asafoetida and allow to splutter.
    * Add garlic to it and stir.
    * Season the rasam with the prepared tadka.
    * Bring to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Keep aside covered for 10 minutes before serving.
    * Serve hot as a soup or with steaming hot plain rice and papads

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    Last edited by sherlyk; 01-02-2011 at 05:04 AM.

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