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Rasam Varities

Discussion in 'Krishnaammas Kitchen' started by krishnaamma, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    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.
     
  2. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Karnataka Tomato Rasam 2

    Ingredients:

    1- 2 Tomato
    2 - 3 fresh Coconut
    2 - 3 tab sp chopped fresh Coriander leaves
    2 - 3 Green chilly
    1 sp crushed Jaggery
    1 sp Ghee
    1 sp Mustard seeds
    Asafoetida a pinch
    Curry leaves
    Salt

    Method:

    Cut tomatoes and cook in water.
    Grind coconut and green chillies like a paste.
    Now add coriander leaves and grind again.
    Add ground masala, jaggery and salt to tomatoes.
    Add sufficient water and cook for 5 min.
    Heat ghee and fry mustard seeds.
    When it starts popping, add curry leaves and asafoetida.
    Add this seasoning to the saaru/ rasam.
    Close the lid.
    Remove from the fire and serve with hot rice.

    Note: You can use tamarind paste instead of tomato. Or you can use both in the same rasam according to your taste.
     
  3. Nandshyam

    Nandshyam IL Hall of Fame

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    You are choooooooooo chweeeeeeeet

    Thanks a billion times Krishnaamma...
    Will sure try and let you know !!!
     
  4. kaluputti

    kaluputti Gold IL'ite

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    Hello krishnamma,

    I have been going through all recipes and they are really great.Have you got any collection for people with special needs...i.e. very old, sick or diabetics etc.?
     
  5. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Hi Nandshyam,

    You are welcomeBow
     
  6. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Hi Kaluputti,

    Welcome to my sub - forum. I am happy to hear your comments. BowI have already started two thread for diabetics. One is sweets for diabetics and another is
    snacks for diabetics. And also given many food items in Low fat/low cal. break fast items and Low fat/low cal. lunch items. Please go through all those threas.

    You just click the links and go through them. If you want any other than this please tell me I will try my level best to put the recipes.Computer Typing waiting for your reply.:coffee
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2008
  7. kavana

    kavana New IL'ite

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    Thank you for rasam recipes.
    :thankyou2:
     
  8. kaluputti

    kaluputti Gold IL'ite

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    :cool2: . :yes: had a look at them...wonderful and innovative. :2thumbsup: ... :thankyou2:.Will go through the entire subforum and see for some more.Bow.
     
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    Thanks for the rasam recipes.will try very soon and give the feedback
     
  10. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Hi kavana, kaluputti and kalpa ravi,

    Thanks for your comments. please share your feed backs here. will be very useful for others.
     

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