You return home late and feel like having a hot southindian rasam? Then this one is for you!
Cooking time 6 minutes.
Tomato -2 nos.
Sambhar podi – 2teaspoons.
Salt -to taste.
For the powder
1. Toor dal – 1 tea spoon.
2. Jeera -1 tea spoon.
3. pepper – 1 tea spoon.
Chopped coriander leaves 2 twigs,
1/2 teaspoon mustard seed,
1 teaspoon ghee.
Dry roast the ingredients for the powder and grind to a smooth powder.
Cut tomato into small pieces put in 2 cups of water, add Sambhar podi, salt and bring to boil. Boil till tomato is cooked. Add the grinded powder and 1/2 cup water and bring to boil. Garnish it with coriander leaves and mustard seeds fried in ghee.
In a microwave safe container place the chopped tomatoes and micro high for a minute. Add 2 cups water, sambhar powder and salt. micro high for 4 minutes. Add the powder and micro high for 1 more minute. Garnish with corianderleaves and mustard seeds fried in ghee.
Transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot with rice or in mugs.
The powder can be prepared in larger quantities ( say a cup full of each ingredient) and can be added almost to all south indian rasam before garnishing. So that it will give a special taste to all rasams.