Friday, August 5, 2011
Tamarind juice - 1 cup
Tomato boiled in water/Ripe tomato - 1 or 2
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Rasam powder - 2 tsp
Hing powder - 1 tsp
Crushed garlic - 4 to 5
(keep aside 2 cloves for frying)
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - as per taste
Coriander leaves - few
Take a bowl. Add tamarind water.
To the tamarind water, add tomato, pepper, hing, cumin powder, turmeric, salt, rasam powder, crushed garlic and corinader leaves.
Add water as required and mash it with hands till the tomato juices out completely and all ingredients mix well.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed and curry leaves. Once done, add crushed garlic and fry for few seconds.
Add the rasam mix to it and keep in flame till bubbles come. Don't ever allow rasam to boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves as a final step.