May 16, 2015

Grandma's Tamarind Rasam Recipe / Puli Rasam Recipe / Puli Thanni Recipe


This is my grandma / Aachi's recipe. It is like my favourite. I love it with hot rice with some fried papad or vadam. So comforting.


Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients:

Tamarind a small gooseberry size
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Water - 2 cup

For Seasoning:

Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1/2 tsp
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - a pinch
Dry Red Chilli - 3 broken
Curry leaves a handful

Method:

Soak tamarind in water for 10 mins. Squeeze and strain the water. Set aside.

Heat ghee in a pan, add in all the seasoning ingredients. Fry for a min.

Pour in tamarind water, salt, sugar and bring it to a boil.

Once it boils, turn off the heat.

Serve with rice.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Take tamarind in a bowl


Cover with water and soak it for 10 mins


Now squeeze the pulp from tamarind and strain the juice

heat ghee in a pan


Add in mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and toor dal


add in broken dry red chillies


add in little asafoetida


add a little curry leaves


Saute for a min


Now it has turned golden


Pour the tamarind juice




Add in little salt and sugar


mix well


bring it to a boil

Serve

4 comments:

  1. Sorry for the dumb question the dhal that you are add do you soak in water or just dry dhal?

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  2. Please suggest ratio of pepper powder and Jeera powder if one is not using the ready made powder.

    Best regards
    Deepan

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