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Tomato Rasam (Indian Spiced Tomato Soup) Recipe

Tomato Rasam (Indian Spiced Tomato Soup) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Ripe Tomatoes – 2 (size of a tennis ball)
  • Shallots – 4
  • Ginger – 1 inch size
  • Garlic – 4 Cloves
  • Coriander leaves – 50 grams
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Crushed Pepper Corns – 10
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Dried Red Whole Chillies – 2
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Tamarind – 50 grams
  • Fenugreek Seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Water – 4 cups
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • How to Make Tomato Rasam (Indian Spiced Tomato Soup):

    1. Chop tomatoes, shallots, ginger, garlic and coriander leaves
    2. Blend ginger and garlic to a smooth paste. At this stage keep 2 cloves of garlic aside.
    3. Crush the 2 cloves of garlic and pepper corns together, keep aside for tempering
    4. Break the dried red chillies into 2 or 3 pieces
    5. To 100 ml hot water add tamarind. Leave aside for 15 mins. Now squeeze out the tamarind juice
    6. In a pressure cooker take all the chopped ingredients, Ginger/Garlic paste and tamarind juice
    7. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and Asafoetida. Add water. Bring to 1 whistle and simmer for 30 mins.
    8. Use a potato masher to make a fine paste of the pressure cooked ingredients.
    9. In a pan, heat Oil. Add Mustard seeds, when they pop, add Cumin seeds, broken dried red Chilli, Fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, crushed Garlic and pepper corns and sauté for 2 mins.
    10. Add this to the pressure cooked ingredients.
    11. Serve Pipping Hot




     

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