Thursday, May 04, 2006

Garlic Rasam

Garlic Rasam

Garlic Rasam

Yet another Rasam.
# Good for Body Ache.
# Good for Nursing Mothers.
# Easy to make with freshly ground Masala.

Items Needed:
1. Tamarind - Big lemon size.
2. Salt - to Taste
3. Garlic Pods - for Grinding and Cooking
4. Hing
5. Jaggery - Very little

1. Toor dal 2 tsp
2. Dried Red Chillies (according to taste)
3. Pepper corns 1 tsp
4. Coriander Seeds 10
5. Garlic Pods

* Fry in a little Ghee or Oil and Grind into paste.

1. Ghee - 2 tsp
2. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
3. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp

Curry Leaves and Coriander Leaves.

1. Soak Tamarind in water and take about 2 cups of its extract.
2. Boil Tamarind water by adding Salt, Hing, Jaggery and Garlic.
3. When Garlic is cooked and the raw smell of tamarind is off, add the grinded paste.
4. Boil for 2 minutes and Dilute it with water of 1 to 1 1/2 cups.
5. Cook the Rasam till foamy. Switch off and immediately close it with lid.
6. Season with Mustard and Cumin Seeds and Garnish with Coriander and
Curry Leaves.

# Serving Suggestion:- Have this Rasam and Rice with Paruppu Thuvaiyal. #

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Lakshmi said...

garlic rasam, even we prepare. mice one. i like these type of rasams.
by the way date is not may 10

Santhi said...

i make this too MT.
Curious to know how did u guess that my disaster was fish???

Menu Today said...

Hi Lakshmi,
Oops. Now Corrected. Thanks.

Menu Today said...

Hi Shanthi,
I was lucky..