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Poricha Rasam by Malini

posted 22 Feb 2014, 22:59 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 22 Feb 2014, 23:00 ]
Pathiya Samayal contest entry by Malini

Ingredients:
Tomato – 2
Toor dall – ½ cup
Turmeric powder , Salt,perungayam – to taste
coriander & karivepilai for garnishing
Ghee – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

To be ground to a paste
Dhaniya– 1 tbsp
Channa dall - ½ tbsp
Milagu– 8 nos.
Jeera 1 tspRed chillies – 2
Oil (எண்ணெய்) – 2 tsp to roast above

Method:
Cut tomatoes put in the vessel, add water, salt and manjapodiand let it boil till the tomato pieces are cooked.Pressure cook the toor dall and keep it aside.

Add oil to a kadai. Add daniya, channa dal, milagu, jeera one after the other and roast well, Finally add the red chilles and switch off the stove. Let this cool and then grind it in a mixie adding little water to make a paste.Add this paste to the boiled tomato water, let it boil once and then add the cooked toor dall. Add water to bring it to the consistency of rasam. After adding water, just let the rasam boil once.

In a kadai, pour a teaspoon on ghee and when hot, add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds crackle, add it to the rasam. Garnish with Corriander and Karivepilai
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