Rasam, Kadakk - Andhra style!Submitted by: NITAINMN
IntroductionAndhra style, rasm to get rid of that cold or sinus infection. Andhra style, rasm to get rid of that cold or sinus infection.
Contadina Tomato paste, 4 tbsp
Red Ripe Tomatoes, vine ripened -1 medium or 2 small tomatoes, (cut in quarters and then, halved again to 8 pieces)
Rasam Powder, 2 tbsp from Indian grocery stores. (If unavailable, use sambar powder)
*Hot green Chili Peppers, 2 peppers halved
Onions, raw, 8-10 slice, thin
Onions, raw, 1 tbsp chopped
Green hot chilli peppers 2 chopped fine.
Garlic, 1 clove
Mustard seeds, 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing powder, 0.5 tsp
Fresh curry leaves 1 spri of 10 leaved, chopped
Olive Oil, .5 tbsp
Cane sugar or jaggery or *Splenda, .5 tsp
Salt, .to taste
Clarified butter, 1 tsp
Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup chopped
Season by heating olive oil, add garlic first until fragrant, add chopped onions, brown, drop in the mustard seeds and listen to them pop, drop finely chopped green chilli peppers and fresh curry leaves, finally, the asafoetida powder and pour over the hot rasam.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and a tsp of clarified butter or ghee. Serve hot in a mug on a cold wintry day to drink or serve over rice or Medu vadas, Idlies, Masala vada, etc. Yum!
Number of Servings: 5
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NITAFROMCT.