Saturday, March 14, 2009

Araitha(Ground) Rasam


Ingredients:

Thoor Dhall - 2 tblsp
Tomato - 1 Large
Garlic - 10 pods
Pepper - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Curry leaves
Tamarind - lemon sized ball
Chilly(saambar) powder - 1/2 tsp
Jaggery - for taste
Salt - for taste
Asafoetida(perungayam) - pinch
Coriander Leaves

Method:

Cook thoor dhall and keep it aside. Grind tomato, jeera, red chillies, garlic and pepper together. Now add the ground paste to the dhall. Put in salt, asafoetida, tamarind paste and adequate water and let it to boil. Season with mustard and garnish some coriander leaves. Araitha rasam is ready to serve.

Serve it with hot steamed rice along with appalam. It will suffice for 4 servings.

hmmmm I can imagine ppl saying it is almost similar to vaanali rasam. Yeah very true but this rasam includes thoor dhall and the seasoning done at the end gives a different flavour from vaanali rasam. Small variations make big differences na.. ;) Enjoy eating.

And ppl you might ask me y I have been updating rasam recipes only everyday? Good question. Come on I am just learning A B C D of cooking and it will take more time to say chekozlovakia!!! Wait for it plz.. ;)

Written by: Nithya
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1 comment:

tk said...

hey good arrange...but i would take this in an angle....wouldnt show the round of the vessel but the oval of it...puriyudhaa?? :))

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