Tomato Rasam

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 35.5
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    * Lentils, 1 cup cooked
    * Red Ripe Tomatoes, 2 medium whole (2-3/5" dia), chopped
    * Tamarinds, .1 cup, pulp
    * *Canola Oil, 1 1tsp
    * Ginger Root, 3 slices (1" dia), minced
    * Cayenne pepper, fresh, cut in half
    * Mustard seeds, 1 tspn
    * Asafoetida, 1/4 tspn
    * Rasam powder, 2 tspns
    * Salt to taste
    * Cilantro, 2 tbspns minced


Heat 2 cups of water, Add tomatoes, tamarind pulp, rasam powder, salt and simmer, uncovered for 5 mins.
Add cooked lentils, ginger, cayenne pepper and simmer for 5 mins more. Remove from heat.
Heat oil in a separate pan, add mustard seeds. When they pop, add asafoetida and empty into rasam.
Add minced cilantro as garnish.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ERMABOM.

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