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Tuvar dal, tomato and other ingredients are cooked together
Published On: 18 Jan 2011
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
malayalam: Sharkkara / Vellam
telugu: Bellam / Bellamu
hindi: Gura / Gur
Gujarati: Gol / Gur
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
malayalam: Puli / Valan Puli
kannada: Hunase Hannu / Huli
Bengali: Tentool / Tetul
Konkani: Chinchamb / Amptan
Oriya: Tentuli / Dalima
Kashmiri: Tamber / Tambari
Bengali: Laban / Noone
For preparing paruppu rasam - brahmin special, first wash tuvar dal and boil it with 3 cups of water with a pinch of turmeric powder in pressure cooker.
Soak tamarind in water and squeeze it out.
Cut tomato and boil it in tamarind water by adding turmeric powder, salt, rasam powder and red chilly powder. Keep cooking for sometime so it boils well.
Take the boiled tuvar dal from the pressure cooker and add water to it so that it becomes more watery. Now add this liquified tuvar dal to the 3rd step mixture.
Add asafoetida and jaggery. Cook this till foam appears and stop cooking immediately. Care should be taken not to over boil.
Fry mustard seeds and jeerakam in ghee and add this to the mixture of step 5.
Add coriander leaves for good flavor. Paruppu rasam - brahmin special, is ready to be served.
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