Rasam Kamala 16 years ago Pin Print Rasam Recipe rating: N/A Recipe by S Kamala Course: Rasam/CharuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy Servings4servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time10minutes A common dish that is served with rice. It can also be consume as soup. Ingredients Tamarind – Big gooseberry size Thuvar dhal – ½ cup Pepper – 1 teaspoon Jeera – 1 teaspoon Red Chillies – 2 Coriander seeds – 1 teaspoon Garlic pearl – 1 or 2 Tomato – 1 (fully riped) Curry Leaves – few Coriander leaves – few Asafotida powder – a pinch Turmeric powder – a pinch Oil – 1 teaspoon Mustard – ½ teaspoon Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste Directions Soak tamarind and salt in water and squeeze out the juice completely by adding enough water. Cook thuvar dhal till soft and mash it well. Grind pepper, jeera, red chillies and coriander seeds coarsely. Crush garlic pod. In a thick bottomed vessel add the mashed dhal, tamarind water, pepper jeera powder, crushed garlic, turmeric powder. Mix well and add water to make it thin. Chop the tomatoes and add to the above mix. Bring to boil. When it starts boiling add the curry leaves and coriander leaves and remove from flame. Add half cup cold water so that it will not overcook. Season it with mustard and asafoetida powder.