Saturday, 15 December 2012

Tomato Rasam(Thakkali Rasam)

Thakkali rasam is my all time favourite dish with rice,fishcurry and kappa...This recipe credit goes to my mother...
Also its very easy to make...
Here is the recipe...


Oil – 4tbs

Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

Dry red chilli – 2

Curry leaves – a sprig

Tamarind – gooseberry size

Roughly Sliced Small onion/Shallots – 8-10

Crushed  garlic –  1 tbs

Hing/ Asafoetida/Kayam – ¼ tsp

Chopped tomatoes – 2

Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp

Coriander powder – 1tbs

Chilli powder – 1tsp

Pepper powder – ½ tsp

Fenugreek powder – a pinch

Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tbs

Salt as per taste


1.Soak tamarind for 10mins in ½ cup of hot water ,after that extract the juice.

2. In a bowl take all the spices,tamarind juice and 2-2.5 cups of water and mix well and keep it aside.

3.Heat a kadai/pan,add oil  splutter mustard seeds,add dry chilli and curry leaves.Now add the sliced shallots,asafoetida,salt and saute it till brown color.

4.Add chopped tomatoes saute it for few minutes,then add 1/4cup of water and cook till tomatoes  becomes soft.

5.When the tomatoes get completely cooked pour the tamarind mixture and coriander leaves to it and boil it for 3-5 mins.

Serve delicious thakkali rasam with rice…
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