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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam / Tomato Rasam Recipe / Rasam Recipe / Tomato Charu Recipe- How to Make Tomato Rasam.

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam recipe / Tomato Rasam Recipe- How to Make Tomato Rasam.
Tomato Rasam
Ingredients for the rasam powder
Toor dal-1tsp
Pepper-1tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Coriander seeds-1/2tsp
(Dry roast till light brown colour,do not burn them,cool & grind to a fine powder)
Other Ingredients
Chopped tomato- 1 large size
Salt to taste
Tamarind -1/2 of a lime size
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Coriander & curry leaves-little
Crushed garlic-3
Water -required amount (around 3 cups)
Tempering
Oil-1 tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Boil 1 cup of water add the chopped tomato,salt & turmeric powder.Give a boil,switch off the stove,add the tamarind & crushed garlic.
Once the mixture is cooled slightly crush the tomatoes with your fingers & add remaining water,keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it,now pour the cooked tomato/tamarind liquid into the pan.
When the mixture is frothy & about to boil immediately switch off the stove.
Add 1 & 1/2 tsp of the above ground rasam powder,coriander/curry leaves,mix & cover it with a lid,so that you don't loose the flavour.
Serve it with hot rice or can be served as a soup at winter season.
Note:
a) When frothy & about to boil switch off the stove.Do not boil rasam,you will loose the flavour.
b) If you want more spicy use all of the about ground rasam powder.
c) For extra flavour instead of oil  ghee can be used for tempering.

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