Kottu Rasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - small lemon size tamarind
  • 1 tsp - rasam powder
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.5 cup - water
  • Curry leaves
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - toor dal
  • 2 - red chillies
  • Coriander leaves - few

How to Make Kottu Rasam

  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice.
  • To the tamarind extract add the rasam powder, salt, curry leaves, hing and allow the mixture to boil in medium flame.
  • Add 1.5 cup of water. When the mixture starts to boil, switch off the flame.
  • Add the ghee in a pan and add the mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds begins to sputter add the toor dal and fry it till the dal changes its colour to brown.
  • Finally add broken red chillies and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from the seasoned ingredients from flame add these to the rasam.
  • Garnish the rasam with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Kottu rasam is ready to serve with plain rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen.