Nataraj Iyer Rasam - Brahmin Special

Tuvar dal, tomato and other spices are cooked together

Nataraj Iyer Rasam - Brahmin Special

Tuvar dal, tomato and other spices are cooked together

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Devi Krishna

Published On: 22 Jan 2011

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing nataraja iyer rasam - brahmin special, wash tuvar dal and cook in a pressure cooker adding 3 cups of water and a pinch of turmeric powder.

Step 2

Soak tamarind in water and squeeze it out. Cut tomato and boil in the tamarind water. Add turmeric powder, red chillies, green chillies and boil for few minutes(please note no rasam powder need to be used in this recipe).

Step 3

Add boiled toovar dal to the second step mixture.

Step 4

Add jaggery, pepper and jeerakam powder.

Step 5

Just cook for sometime and care should be taken not to overcook this. Stop cooking when the rasam starts foaming up.

Step 6

Fry mustard seeds, whole pepper and jeerakam in ghee.

Step 7

Add curry leaves and coriander leaves for flavor. Nataraj iyer rasam - brahmin special, a mouth watering dish, is ready.

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