Karnataka Tomato Rasam Ingredients: 2 Tomatoes chopped 1/2 cup cooked thur dal 2 Green chilles chopped 1 small piece Ginger 1 pinch asafetida Coriander leaves-freshly chopped 1 tsp red Chilly powder 1/2 sp Black Pepper powder 1/2 sp Turmeric powder 1/2 sp cumin powder 1 so Mustard seed 2 Red chilluy 1 tsp ghee Salt to taste Method: Take about 4 cups water ,add chopped tomatoes to it and allow it to cook. Put salt ,turmeric powder and chilly powder. Cover it with a lid and reduce the heat and let it boil for 5 min. Now add asafetida, cooked dal, ginger, green chilly, pepper powder and jeera powder. And cook it for about 15 more mins. In a pan pour 1 tsp ghee add mustard seeds with red chilly and make seasoning. Add it to the rasam and cook in high heat for about a minute or two. Now garnish it with freshly chopped coriander leaves. Your 'Tomato Rasam' is ready to serve. Serve with hot rice. Note: it is very soft rasam, so you can drink it like soup also.