Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Tomato Rasam -Rice Combination


                     Tomato Rasam is South indian Recipe.It will Raise your Taste buds with a tingy Flavour. It is Made in Different methods in different Places. My method is only with Few of Available Ingredients available in Our Pantry....   

            My Meal is Incomplete Without Rasam..

Preparation Time: 20min 
Serves - 4 people


Tomato -2 (Large Sixed) cubed into small Pieces

Tamarind - Lemon Size Washed and soaked in cup of Water 
Curry Leaves - 12
Fenugreek Seeds - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1tbsp
1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
Dry Roast Red chillies - 5
Dry Roast Coriander Seeds - 2tbsp
Dry Roast Cumin Seeds - 2tbsp
Fresh Coconut pieces - 1/4 cup
Crushed Garlic Cloves - 5
A big pinch Hing 
Cumin Seeds - 1tbsp
Jaggery - 3tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1tbsp
A big Pinch Turmeric
Salt to Tate 
Oil 3tbsp


1. In Blender Blend Dry Roast Red chillies,Coriander Seeds,Coconut Pieces,Hing,Dry roast Cumin Seeds,Dry roast 6 curry leaves (remaining For Tempering..) blend them into Coarse powder.

2. In cooking Vessel Add Oil to it under Medium Flame when oil gets heat add mustard seeds,Cumin Seeds, Curry Leaves wait till they Splutter.

3. Now add Diced Tomato Pieces,Crushed Garlic ClovesTurmeric Toss for couple of Minutes.

4. Squeeze the Soaked Tamarind to Extract Tingy Flavour into into Water.

5. With the Help of Hand /Sieve add Tamarind Juice(Extracted Tamarind Water) to the Vessel.

    Also add 1 cup of Water.Cover it with lid for 5-6 min.

6. Add Jaggery ,Red chilli powder,Salt to taste,Blended mixture to it. Boil for another 5min.

7. Turn off the Flame Garnish with Coriander Leaves.


                   Serve hot with Steamed Rice and Appadams.....