Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lemon Rasam

Hi
Day 6 of Bm#13 and it is Lemon Rasam from veg junction.This rasam without the usual tamarind tastes good and has a lovely yellow colour.
INGREDIENTS
FOR THE DAL
Tuvar dal 1/4 cup
Water 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Oil few drops
FOR THE RASAM
Tomato 1
Green chillies 2
Ginger 14" piece
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves 1tbsp
Rasam powder 1/2 tsp
Lemon 1
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
FOR TEMPERING
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tsp
PREPARATION
Cook the dhal with water, turmeric powder and oil till soft. Cook it in pressure cooker upto 4 whistles
Heat a pan with oil. Ad mustard seeds and when it crackles add the cumin seeds. Let it sizzle.
Now add the green chillies and saute for a minute and then add the cut tomatoes and turmeric powder and saute till it turns mushy.
Now add the dhal mixture, asafoetida and rasam powder and mix well. Let it boil. Now add more water to get the required consistency and the salt. Mix well. Let it boil on a very low flame for 5 minutes.
Add the curry leaves and coriander and switch off the fire.
Now squeeze the lemon juice in it.
Mix well and serve with hot rice and curry
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