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Friday, September 16, 2011

Mysore Rasam!!!

Rasam is very good for digestion and tastes great with rice and curds.

Today I am giving Mysore Rasam recipe, which was also asked by my uncle in chennai. So here is the recipe mama. Hope you like it.

Puli Thanni/Tamarind water - 1 cup(Soak lemon size tamarind in water and squeeze out the water and filter it)
Tuvaram Paruppu /Toor Dal - 1/2 cup(Cooked and mashed with water by hand or whisk)
Peringayam/Asafotida - 2pinches
Manjal/Turmeric powder - a pinch
Thakalli/Tomato - 1no
Vellam/Jaggery - a small gooseberry size
Ghee - 1 tspn
Oil - 1 tspn
Mustard - 1/4 tspn
Curry leaves - few

To Grind
Dhaniya/Coriander Seeds - 1 tspn
Tuvaram Paruppu /Toor Dal - 1/2 tspn
Milagu/Pepper - 1/4 tspn(As per your taste)
Jeeragam/Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tspn
Varamilaga/Dry Red Chilli - 1no
Thengai thuruval/Fresh Grated Coconut - 2 tspns

Preparation Method
In a kadai, dry roast all the ingredients above to grind to slightly brown except coconut. Once to off the stove add grated coconut and mix. Allow it to cool.
Grind it with water to fine paste and keep aside.
In a vessel, add tamarind water, tomato, turmeric, a pinch of salt and allow it to boil, until raw smell of tamarind goes.
Then add the ground mixture and boil.
Add cooked toor dal and mix. Check for salt.
Add jaggery.
In another pan, add ghee, oil, mustard, wait till it pops, off the stove. Then add asafotida and curry leaves.
Pour this in the prepared rasam. Off the stove.

Mysore Rasam is ready to serve. Enjoy rasam with hot steamed rice.


Priya Suresh on September 16, 2011 at 9:21 PM said...

Comforting rasam,i can survive for many days with this delicious rasam..

GEETHA ACHAL on September 16, 2011 at 11:34 PM said...

Me too..Just kept this rasam...Love this rasam..

Unknown on September 17, 2011 at 12:18 AM said...

Rasam looks delicious & Very comforting dish to all ages....

Torviewtoronto on September 17, 2011 at 5:39 AM said...

delicious flavourful rasam looks wonderful

KrithisKitchen on September 17, 2011 at 6:01 AM said...

I love this rasam.. Would love to make this now you have reminded me..
Krithi's Kitchen
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divya on September 17, 2011 at 6:20 AM said...

very tempting and yummy rasam...loved it..

Aruna Manikandan on September 17, 2011 at 3:55 PM said...

Nice comforting rasam :)

Rekha shoban on September 17, 2011 at 4:45 PM said...

rasam is all time favourite n very healthy too....will try it saras!

Prathima Rao on September 17, 2011 at 5:34 PM said...

Lip smacking & a comforting rasam!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Ramya on September 17, 2011 at 5:38 PM said...

Who can resist this tangy Rasam:-) Oo man , now i am craving for some rasam and rice:-)

Sravs on September 18, 2011 at 3:14 AM said...

Nice and wonderful Rasam !!

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Girl Cook Art on September 22, 2011 at 1:03 AM said...

Mysore rasam is one curry that i dont mind having cold or hot..its so versatile! and easy on the palette. yours looks superb!


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