Tomato Rasam


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Tomato Rasam, a perfect recipe for you to enjoy the true flavours of home-made south Indian cooking. Rasam is an essential part of every south Indian meal, and is usually served as the second main course following sambhar

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टमॅटो रसम - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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A perfect recipe for you to enjoy the true flavours of home-made south Indian cooking. Rasam is an essential part of every south Indian meal, and is usually served as the second main course following sambhar (or some other kuzhambu).

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Tomato Rasam recipe - How to make Tomato Rasam

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
For the rasam masala

    For the rasam masala
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small non-stick pan, and dry roast on a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till they release flavour, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  2. Allow it to cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth powder. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the toovar dal and 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Whisk the dal thoroughly and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the tomato pulp, tamarind water, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the rasam masala, and 3 cups of water, mix well and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. For the tempering, heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  7. Pour the tempering over the boiling rasam and mix well.
  8. Serve hot garnished with the coriander.

Handy tip :

    Handy tip :
  1. Blanch 3 medium tomatoes in hot water, peel and blend in a mixer to get ½ cup of tomato pulp.
Accompaniments

Dahi Idli 
Idli 
Moru Moru Dosa 
Rava Idli ( Microwave Recipe) 
Sooji Idli ( Suji Idli) 
Vermicelli Nut Idli 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy68 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates8.7 g
Fiber1.4 g
Fat2.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.3 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : South Indian RecipesBuy this cookbook

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Tomato Rasam
5
 on 19 Aug 14 09:27 AM


I tried this for my south Indian and she enjoyed this rasam with her favourite Coconut Rice...even she is keen on trying this recipe now...:)