Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Kollu Rasam

Ingredients:
Kollu / Horse gram - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 1 no
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Oil – as required
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Asefoetida/ Hing - 1 pinch
Curry Leaves - 1 strand
Salt - to taste
Tamarind - 1 inch
Regular Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves - 3 stks

To Grind:
                                                                                         
Garlic - 3 nos
Cumin - 1 tsp
Small Onions - 2 no
Curry Leaves - 1 strand
De seeded Red Chili - 2 no
Pepper - 10 nos

Method:
1. Pressure cook Horse gram/ Kollu, Turmeric, Tomato and oil – 1/2 tsp with 2 cups of water for 2 whistles and in low flame for 5 min. When the pressure is released filter the water.
2. Extract the tamarind water to 1 cup.
3. In a pan add oil, mustard. When mustard cracles, add hing, curry leaves. Immediately add the ground masala paste. Fry this for about 2 min, till the raw smell leaves.
4. Add the rasam powder, both the juices, Salt. Let it come to boil.
5.Add the coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

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