Sunday, February 6, 2011

Pudina/Mint Rasam

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Ingredients
Cherry size tamarind-extract water
2 cups water
1 tomato chopped and cooked in the microwave
1 green chilli cut lengthwise
5 mint leaves chopped
10 curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard and cumin seeds each
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1 tbsp oil/Ghee
Salt to taste

Roast(except cumin seeds) and grind to paste
2 tsp toor dal
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 garlic cloves
5 curry leaves
2 red chillies

Method
Heat oil in a pan add mustard and cumin seeds when it splutters add curry leaves add the ground paste then the nicely cooked tomatoes then add tamarind extract,plain water,asafoetida,turmeric powder,mint leaves stir well and bring to a boil.When a nice fuzz forms on the top switch the heat off making sure not to over boil.Add chopped cilantro leaves and stems.

19 comments:

Pia said...

lovely rasam and quick too

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kitchen queen said...

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! such a lovely and flavourful rasam I sure need a glassful please keep it ready for me.

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Sounds like interesting combination!

divya said...

Soooo delicious and simply superb rasam....

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Love mint flavor.. This rasam is new to me..
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epicureansdelight said...

My hubby loves rasam. For this cold winter I can take it raw

Mary said...

What a lovely soup. It would be perfect for our lunch today. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Blessings...Mary

Priya said...

I do this mint rasam often, very comforting food..

Shanavi said...

I can simply pour it and drink...Super yummy,..mint in rasam..awesome

savitha ramesh said...

I can feel the aroma here.wonderful recipe..

Harika's Kitchen said...

Nice flavor rasam mint gives really good taste but i never tried in this way thanks will try that...

Kairali sisters said...

Thats a great recipe for rasam and addition of mint is a mindblowing idea...

Swathi said...

I haven't tried mint in rasam, looks new idea, love it. sure I will try.

Ramya said...

Mint rasam would be the embodiment of flavors:-)Looks too yumm..

Priya Sreeram said...

flavourful and the perfect appetizer !

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Another delicious looking rasam. Never added mint in rasam before.

Cham said...

I make rasam but never with mint, sounds aromatic!

sowmya said...

this rasam looks so colorful and good...will try this for sure..thanks for sharing

Raw_Girl said...

This is certainly one of the more refreshing and creative recipes out there.

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