Wednesday, April 1, 2009

tomato rasam

Tomato rasam is a poplular south Indian cuisine. It is also known as tomato charu and cooked daily as a part of meal in all over South India. Rasam goes great with the dal and rice. Its wonderful sour and spicy taste is liked by everyone. Try our tomato rasam ...

you need


1.tomatoes -3nos

2.tamarind pulp -2tbsp

3.sambar powder -1tsp

4.corriender powder -1/2tsp

5.redchilly powder-1/4tsp

6.astofodiea -1/2tsp

7.salt -to taste

8.tur dal cooked -1/2 cup

for seasoning


1 tsp oil or ghee

¼ tsp Mustard

¼ tsp Jeera

2 or3 red chillies

1/4 tsp tumeric powder

1 spring curry leaves



in a vessel pour water, salt, all the dry powder, hing, sugar and tomatoes and tamarind pulp and boil for 5-10 minutes. Add cooked dal and about 1 cups more of water, and bring to boil and remove from fire. Heat oil. Add mustard seed jeera red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a minute and then add the astofodiea and haldi powder and pour rasam. Add chopped coriander leaves.take a boil and serve hot ....


for lime rasam;

Instead to tamarind water, use plain water and prepare just like tomato rasam. After removing from fire, add juice of one lime.


for garlic rasam

Remove skin from garlic, about 10 to pods. Add to tamarind water. When cooked, add cooked dal and prepare the usual way.need not add tomatoes..


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