Sunday, March 29, 2009

Jeera(Cumin) Rasam


Thoor Dhall - 2 tbsp
Jeera - 1/2 tbsp
Red chillies - 4

Turmeric powder - pinch
Tamarind - Small lemon sized
Jaggery - for taste
Asafoetida(perungayam) - pinch
Salt - to taste


Powder thoor dhall, jeera and red chillies together in a dry jar. Now put the ground powder in a vessel and add the tamarind paste, turmeric powder, salt, jaggery and asafoetida along with sufficient water to dilute it. Simmer the stove and let it boil for while. Now season it with mustard and jeera. Gama Gama Jeera rasam is ready. :)

Serve it with hot steamed rice and papad. It would suffice a nucler family of 4. Happy eating :)

Written by: Nithya
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