Saturday, May 30, 2009

Quick Tomato Rasam

Ripe tomatoes large : 3 numbers
Fresh coconut scrapings : 1 Heaped Tbsps
Green chillies : 3
For seasoning:
Jeera /Cumin : 1 tsp
Oil for seasoning : 2 tsp
Curry leaves/Karbev : a few
Asafoetida : a pinch
Coriander leaves chopped : 1 tsp

Microwave tomatoes for three minutes and when cooled remove the skin. Put this in a blender with green chillies and coconut scrapings and run the mixie till the mixture is smooth. Remove and put in a vessel, add 1/2 water to the mixie jar and run the mixie for a second and add this water to the vessel. Keep on stove and bring to boil for 5 minutes. Season with the items under seasoning above and garnish with coriander leaves.Goes well with hot rice or had as soup