Who doesn’t love a warm spicy rasam on the cold days? The specialty of Kalyana Rasam is that it is mostly served in Thamizh Brahmin marriages. You can make this rasam along with the native rice to make it more merrier and healthier.
Tamarind – 1 small amla size
Tomato – 4 medium size
Toor Dal – 2 tbsps
Salt – as required
Hing– a pinch
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves – chopped
Roast the following ingredients in a tsp of ghee and grind to a powder:
Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
Toor Dal– 2 tsps
Pepper– 1 tsp
Dried Red Chilly – 1
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Add this directly while grinding the powder without roasting
Mustard seeds– 1 tsp
A2 Ghee – 1 tsp
Crushed garlic– 3
Dried Red chilly broken – 1
Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice.
Pressure cook the Toor dal and mash it well and keep it aside.
Chop one tomato into small pieces.
Make puree out of the remaining tomatoes.
Add the tamarind juice to a vessel along with chopped tomatoes, salt, curry leaves, turmeric powder, tomato puree and hing.
Mix well and keep it on stove top and allow it to boil well till the raw smell goes off.
Add dal and mix well. Now add required amount of water to adjust the consistency and boil for few more mins.
Finally add the ground powder and mix well and when the rasam starts to froth remove from flame.
Finally make a tempering using the items mentioned under to temper and add it to the rasam and garnish with chopped coriander leaf.
You can try rasams with Kokum Tamarind instead of regular tamarind.
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