Friday, 17 January 2014


Rasam is a type of dal which is very watery and is usually had with Rice. Very popular is South India and is considered very good for digestion. Rasam is somethings served like a soup or appetizer.

What you need:
1) Tamarind paste 1 spoon
2) 1 Tomato finely chopped
3) 3-4 cloves of garlic
4) 1 Green chilly
5) 1/4 spoon tumeric powder
6) Salt to taste
7) 1 spoon oil
8) 4 cups of water
9) Mustard seeds 1/2 spoon
10) Coriander and curry leaves (3-4 each)
11) Rasam powder 2 spoons

1) Heat oil, add garlic, chillies and tomato to it. Cook for 2 minutes
2) Add Tamarind, tumeric powder, mustard seeds to it.
3) Add Water and cook until it comes to a boil
4) Add Salt and rasam powder
5) Let it boil until it gives a nice aroma. Don't overboil - it should be watery

It is best served with plain rice and papad. 

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