Thursday, 2 January 2014

Tomato Rasam / தக்காளி ரசம்

This is my special tomato rasam I use to make always. Try and enjoy in this beautiful winter season.

tomato big - 5
water - 750 ml
whole pepper - 2 tsp
cumin seed - 1 and half tsp
garlic flakes with skin - 10
oil - 4 tsp
mustard & urad dal - each 1 tsp
dry red chillies - 3
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
salt - to taste
curry leaves & chopped coriander leaves - few.

Serves - 4 - 6

Steps to follow:
Coarsely blend the pepper,cumin seed and garlic flakes and keep aside.
Finely chop the tomatoes and mash well with hands and add water & salt to taste.Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard, urad dal,dry chillies,curry leaves  when it pops add coarsely ground pepper,cumin & garlic flakes  paste and stir well. Then add turmeric and asafoetida. Saute well.
Add mashed tomato solution, let it boil in a medium flame. If need any water& salt  add adjust to your taste.
When it starts to boil add chopped coriander leaves and switch off.

Now the delicious tomato rasam is ready to serve. Serve with hot plain rice and pappad or egg omlette.


Shama Nagarajan said...

super rasam akka

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

Comforting rasam

Shweta Agrawal said...

havent tasted this in my life...BUt looks so inviting...Thanks for sharing at my event:)

nandoos Kitchen said...

rasam looks super. A comfort dish

On-going event: Healthy vegetarian side dishes.

Priya R - Cook like Priya said...

such comfort food akka, your version does look really inviting

Arthy shama said...

Thakkali rasam looks very tasty, love them :)

Divya Shivaraman said...

simple and healthy tummies comfort food