Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Lemon Rasam

This instant lemon rasam is adpated from aval vikatan...

Ingredients

Lemon juice : 2tbsp
Tomato:3 (medium sized)
Green chilli : 2
Garlic- 1 clove (crushed)
Paruppu water : 2 cup(ie: water from boiled dal)
Turmeric powder : 1/4tsp
Perungayam : 1/4 tsp
Rasam powder : 1tbsp
Curry leaves,coriander leaves.

Subsitute for rasam powder :

Dry roast and grind the following , red chillies-2,dania-1tsp,balck pepper -1/2tsp,toor dal-1tsp.Grind jeera-1tsp separately and mix to the above mixture.


For tadka : Oil-2tsp,mustard seeds-1/2tsp

Method:

In 1 and 1/2 cup of water, add chopped tomatoes,slit green chillies,garlic,tumeric powder,perungayam and salt.Let it boil till the raw smell goes away.Then add paruppu water,lemon juice and rasam powder.Do not let the rasam boil after this.Add the tadka and garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.
This rasam is perfect for instant rasam, because don't have wait for tamarind to soak.



1 comment:

Hema said...

Maheswari,

Nice recipe. I make it almost the same way. I skip garlic altogether and add a liitle bit of crushed dhania seeds.