About Rasam Recipe: A south Indian dish which is usually watery and doesn't have a thick consistency like sambhar. Made with toor dal, lots of pepper and tomatoes, rasam can be eaten eaten as soup or with steamed rice.
Ingredients of Rasam
100 gms toor dal
100 gms tomatoes
500 ml water
25 gms tamarind
For rasam powder:
10 gms peppercorns
10 gms cumin seeds
10 gms coriander seeds
3 gram red chillies
30 ml oil
3 gms mustard seeds
2 gms curry leaves
3 Garlic cloves
10 sprigs coriander leaves
How to Make Rasam
1.Crush garlic and chop tomatoes.
2.Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp.
3.Roast the ingredients for the powder and grind until fine.
4.Boil the dal with tomatoes till the lentils are mashed and set aside.
5.Heat oil and add mustard seeds, leave until it crackles.
6.Add the crushed garlic, curry leaves and the coriander leaves.
7.Mix the dal and water to get the required rasam consistency.