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Goddu Rasam - Easy to make Rasam

posted 21 Nov 2012, 01:35 by R A   [ updated 23 Jun 2014, 04:13 ]

This rasam can be made in a jiffy. Can be made with or without tomatoes.

Tamrind Paste - 1 tbsp
Jeera - 2 tbsp
Pepper Powder - 1/2 tbsp 
Hing Powder - 1/4tsp
Tomatoes - 2 nos or Tomato Puree - 1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder - a pinch 
Salt to Taste
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilly - 2 nos
Curry Leaves - few 

Method to make Goddu Rasam
In a vessel add ghee and mustard seeds and when they splutter add 1 tbsp of jeera. Add red chillies and curry leaves. Add tamrind paste and 2 cups of water. Add the remaining 1 tbsp jeera, turmeric powder, hing, salt, diced tomatoes, pepper powder and let it boil. When it bubbles, remove from fire.

Alternatively, you can add thuvar dal to it by dry roasting it and adding it to the tamrind water.