Friday, February 18, 2011

Tomato & Ginger Rasam

Today its quite chilling here,dunno when the sun god gonna come back, needless to say am so lazy to cook..Thats y our today's lunch goes for this delicious,comforting,easy breezy, tangy and gingery rasam...This rasam tastes marvellous with spicy potato roast or egg roast which suits prefectly for this chilled weather...Definitely a delicious rasam to enjoy anytime..Sending to CWF-Tomato guest hosted by Sanyukta,event by Kiran..

Tomato & Ginger Rasam

1/4cup Cooked toordal
2nos Tomatoes (ripen & juicy)
1tsp Peppercorns
1tsp Cumin seeds
1tsp Coriander seeds
1tbsp Ginger (chopped)
1no Tamarind (blueberry size)
Few curry leaves
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
2nos Dry red chillies
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
1/4tsp Cumin seeds
Salt
Oil

Dry roast the peppercorns, coriander seeds, cumin seeds..grind as fine powder..Now grind the tomatoes and ginger as fine paste..take the grounded paste, spice powder,salt,tamarind,cooked toor dal, add enough water..mix everything well..

Heat enough oil, fry the mustard seeds, dry red chillies, cumin seeds,curry leaves and asafoetida powder, add this tempered spice to the already prepared rasam, bring boil,cook for 2 minutes and put off the stove..

49 comments:

Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

Is rasam a soup? I would love one too.

divya said... Reply To This Comment

The rasam looks fantastic. Superb!!! :)

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

wow that looks so hearty and comforting..would love to try this sometime..thanks for the recipe..

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and delicious rasam!

Sailaja said... Reply To This Comment

perfect for this weather. Whole week I was drinking everyday rasam to reduce my cold :). Great recipe and lovely shot

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Love the color, my all time favorite comfort food, looks delicious.

Padma said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious rasam... perfect to have in winter.

Amritha Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

i love rasam.. i can drink it just like that. yours looks so flavorful .. yummmm. i like the ginger part of it. haven't tried it with ginger.. will try this once.

savitha ramesh said... Reply To This Comment

Ginger in rasam,only priya can do.superb thought dear...

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

Your Rasam looks amazing...would love some too!

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

Wish I had this yummy spicy rasam right now.I love having rasam as a soup specially on days I have a bad cold.Just mentioned this as Angie's Recipes had asked if this is a soup.

Sunshine said... Reply To This Comment

one of my fav when it comes to sounth indian dishes.. i can drink a cup everyday .. every single day :)

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

this rasam looks good specially in the cold weather with rice superb

kothiyavunu.com said... Reply To This Comment

wow!! awesome combo..looks very tempting too!

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said... Reply To This Comment

Wow.. perfect for winter.. yum :)

Kamakshi Prasanna said... Reply To This Comment

looks too yummy!!

Nammi said... Reply To This Comment

yumm, looks delicious

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

superb rasam...I love drinking hot rasam...freshly made...makes me feel goooood inside!
Smitha
http://smithasspicyflavors.blogspot.com/

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

perfect for a winter day!

GEETHA ACHAL said... Reply To This Comment

மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கிண்றது...சூப்பர்

vidhas said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy rasam, looks inviting.

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

hot and flavorful rasma...

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome combo..looks so warm n nice!

US Masala

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

Love the color.

SavithaRaj's Spice Land said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy rasam with Toor dal and ginger !

Taste of Beirut said... Reply To This Comment

This soup is bright and warm and I would love to taste it!

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very tangy and comforting rasam..

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

this should be so soothing for the throat..

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Love d reason...I m sure ginger would have added nice flavor..I add ginger only to moong dal rasam..

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

I simply love rasam.. just had rasam yesterday...nice to know more varieties and flavours of rasam

priya said... Reply To This Comment

love to have some rite now....looks so nice

Jaishree said... Reply To This Comment

Rasam looks delicious Priya. Love it!

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

delicious rasam dear :)

kaarasaaram.com said... Reply To This Comment

Tangy rasam... perfect for the chilly weather... u r right Priya, don't know when the sun god is going to come back..
Reva

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

Rasam looks so tempting !!!!

Edible Art said... Reply To This Comment

this looks perfect right nowwww !
id love a bowl at this very moment, ill def. bookmark this for later use (:

its rainy here in california, and extremely windy atm,
as said above, this soup seems perfect !

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect for the cold weather..

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

original et délicieux
bonne journée

sangeeta said... Reply To This Comment

This rasam looks just apt for me right now , want something tangy with ginger ...

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect Priya. Love the combo.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

I have tasted once this ginger rasam, great for winter days!

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

never tried rasam by adding ginger.sounds yummy

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

This rasam sounds delicious Priya.

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

I can slurp this rasam anytime yaar.. slurp slurp !!!

Sangi said... Reply To This Comment

ginger in rasam is very new to me... sure to try this...

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy rasam.....i love rasam...especially when i have a bad cold !! Pepper rasam is my fav !!

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely rasam Priya.

Soumya..... said... Reply To This Comment

Love to drink it anytime!

Swarnavalli Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Nice tangy tasty rasam...Love it