By Kamar Nisha | Posted:
- Lemon - 1
- Tomato - 2
- Garlic - 8 pods
- Green chilli - 1
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- Curry powder - 1 tsp
- Dry red chilli - 1
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Salt - 1/2 tsp
- Coriander leaves - a string
- Curry leaves - 2 strings
- Oil - 1 tbsp
Keep all the ingredients ready.
Mash the tomato into paste, add turmeric powder, green chilli, salt and curry powder to it.
De-skin and crush the garlic pods. Squeeze out lemon juice in a bowl.
In a vessel mix the tomato paste with a cup of water. Add only 3 crushed garlic pods to this and stir.
Bring it to boil and remove from heat.
Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan; add mustard seeds; let it splutter; add broken red chillies; add curry leaves, cilantro and remaining crushed garlic.
Saute for a minutes; add tomato mixture; cook for a minute.
Add lemon juice; cook for a minute and remove from heat.
Tasty lemon rasam is ready to serve.