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
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
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.
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.