Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Mysore Rasam / Rasam recipes

Mysore rasam is the one which i prepare often,especially when guests are coming over...It has the super aroma of freshly ground spices roasted in ghee...This is an iyer home style recipe...Do try and enjoy...


TamarindLemon size
Tomato1 small
Hinga pinch
Garlic2 pods
Cilantro1 sprig
Curry leaves1 sprig
Cooked Toor dal1/4 cup
To Grind

Pepper1 tsp
Jeera1 tsp
Coriander seed1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli1or 2
Toor dal1 tsp
To Temper

Mustard1 tsp
Ghee1 tsp

Soak tamarind in water...In 1/2 tsp ghee,roast pepper,jeera,coriander seeds,dry red chilly,and toor dal...Let it cool a bit...Make a paste out of it adding water...Crush garlic with skin and keep aside...

In a vessel, take tamarind water,chopped tomato...Add hing,salt,cilantro and curry leaves...Then add the crushed  garlic...

Heat it till the tomatoes gets cooked...Then add the mashed dhal, and give it a boil...

Then add the ground paste to it and wait till bubbles form..Switch off the heat...Temper mustard in 1/2 tsp ghee and add to the rasam...

Wanna try these:
Sundal Gravy
Mor Kuzhambu
Vendhaya Kuzhambu
Egg Curry

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