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How to make Rasam (South Indian hot soup)

Wednesday, 15 June 2011 - 1:02 PM SL Time

Rasam normally forms the second course in a traditional south Indian menu. There are various way of preparing it. It is normally mixed with plain cooked rice and eaten with different side dish. It makes for a very good appetizer or soup also when taken all by itself. Rasam has many spices and is considered to be good for health. During winter season pepper rasam is common at my home. You can also add lentils to it if you don`t want it to be spicy.
Ingredients:

Tomato 1
Tamarind paste 1tps
Garlic 2 pods
Dry red pepper 1
Curry leaves 4-5
Cilantro 2tsp
Asaefoetida
Mustard 1tsp
Salt to taste

To Grind:

Toor dhal 1tsp
Cumin seeds 1tsp
Pepper corns 1tsp

Method:

Grind whole pepper, toor dhal, and cumin seeds. Cut the tomatoes and make into a paste. Mash the garlic with a whisk.

Add 1 cup of water to the tomato paste and mix well. Add the tamarind paste, grinded items, garlic`s, a pinch of asaefoetida and salt. Cook them for about 10-15 mins. Don`t allow them to boil, turn off the heat once the form appears.

Meanwhile heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let mustard and cumin seeds splutter, add the dry red pepper and curry leaves. Pour it over the tomatoes. Now add some cilantros for the aromatic rasam

Source(s)
http://dailygirlblog.blogspot.com/2005/12/hot-pepper-rasam-south-indian-soup.html

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vibhushana
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Ooh nice. Although what are the layman product names for Cilantro and Asaefoetida?
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Asophoedetia-perungkaayam?
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Illayraja' paintings, has shades of ravi verma. but authentic tamil texture.
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Bongs,
Pol Sambol/Seeni Sambol hadana vidiyath daanawaada?

Surely they are also the favorites of many here.

Rasah, nice one on Rasam....:):):)
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Cilantro is Coriander (koththamalli) leaves and Asaefoetida is Prumkayam.

Sem,

They look real :))
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Zaha,

So next recipe is Pola Sambal Insha Allah.
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Rasam...mmm one of my favourites.

So next recipe is Pola Sambal Insha Allah.


Modern widihata nemei..umbalakada poddak ehema dala miris gale ambarala hadana heti kiyala denna :)
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Sam,
Onna aphe yaluwa miris gale oluwa gahahganna yanne dang..:):):):)
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Modern widihata nemei..umbalakada poddak ehema dala miris gale ambarala hadana heti kiyala denna :)


Apoi simple ne. Ea vunata kauruth eka karana ekak neha.

Onna aphe yaluwa miris gale oluwa gahahganna yanne dang..:):):):)


Oluva gahagena thiyena deval wala hetiyata okath maha deyakda?
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Onna aphe yaluwa miris gale oluwa gahahganna yanne dang..:):):):)


Oluwa gaha ganna hari mehe miris galak hoyaganna puluwan unoth ekath loku deyak :)
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