Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Corriander Soup / Kothamalli Rasam

I do not want to blog simple recipe's.. This recipe may be simple, but i felt it is worth of sharing. During these rainy day' s, i want my lunch to be hot, light and satisfying. This Rasam fits all these criteria. Serving some pappad's or some potato chips along with, will be a real filled meal. This is best for digestion and best charger-when you have cold, as the recipe calls for pepper corns.

Ingredients:
  • Pepper-8 corns
  • Cumin-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder-a Pinch
  • Garlic- 5 Big Cloves
  • Corriander Leaves-5 to 6 stems
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Tomato-1
  • Asafoetida Powder-a pinch
  • Red Chilli-1(If you like it to be little more spicy)
  • Oil- 1/2 tsp




Spices for Rasam


Method:

yyu Ground the spices-Garlic(5 cloves), cumin(1 tbsp), Corriander leaves(leaves of 6 stems) and Pepper(8-10). You can use the Pulse button on your mixer grinder to ground the spices. Dont Forget to smell at this stage..a refreshing aroma it is..

yyu In a cup of water, sqeeze the tomato well and set them aside.

yyu In a pan, heat the oil, when heated, add some cumin seeds and asafoetida powder. if you want some extra spice, add red chilli's. Now add the ground mixture and saute it for half a minute.

yyu Add the tomato water and a pinch of turmeric powder and salt required as per your taste. Dont Let it boil. just heating is enough. it just takes another half a minute.


Kothamalli Rasam,Aloo Gobi Fry

A Real Refresher for the winter. I served it with aloo gobi fry, which was so divine combination.

Aloo Gobi Fry

Serve it Hot, Only when it is Hot, it is Divine...
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