Friday, August 6, 2010

Mysore Rasam


Ingredients:
Tuvar dal - 1 cup
tamarind - 1 lemon sized
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves
Haldi powder - 1/2 tsp
salt as required
Fry in 1 tsp oil and grind to paste:
Coriander seeds - 3 tsps
Jeera - 1 tsp
Black peppercorns - 1 tsp
Dry red chillies - 3
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Fresh grated coconut.
Seasoning:
Ghee -2 tsps
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Dry red chilly - 1
Method:
Boil the tur dal with some water in a pressure cooker and set aside.
Soak tamarind in water and extract thick liquid,add some water, salt, haldi powder, curry leaves and boil till the quantity is reduced to less than half.
Mix the masala paste and add it to the boiling tamarind water along with the dal.
Allow it to simmer for a while.
Season the mustard and red chilly in ghee and pour into the rasam.
Add the coriander leaves and garnish and serve hot with plain rice and some curry and fried appalams.





21 comments:

  1. looks tempting ... mom used to make this... all time favourite..

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  2. looks awesome...just thinking about how tasty it will be with hot rice.:)

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  3. Tempting and I luv the flavour of this rasam. My favourite rasam.

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  4. First time visit here... and you have a nice space with delicious recipes....

    Rasam looks yummyyy and spicy....

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  5. wonderful and tasty.Looks so delicious.

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  6. Heard a lot about this rasam. Sounds delicious.

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  7. Aahh.. looks really tempting and perfect.. gr8 job!!

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  8. delicious! love it with rice...

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  9. Oh I love rasam, it looks yummoooo :))

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  10. Just want to grab a bowl of rasam.

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  11. I love mysore rasam. Looks delicious and nice with rice.

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  12. This is something very unique. Haven't heard about adding coconut to rasam, a must try.

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  13. Very delicious rasam.... A ladle of rice with this piping hot rasam..... JUST DIVINE!!!!! :p

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  14. Yummy yumm...looks so nice and tempting.

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  15. Wow, delicious mouth watering rasam. Loved ur version.

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  17. I am very much fond of rasam. You have prepared very nicely and looks spicy, yummy and mouth watering. Its perfect with hot rice with papad.

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  18. In my opinion Mysore rasam is best had piping hot, drinking off your cupped palm...The post has gotten me wanting to make some soon.

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