Ripe Tomatoes - 2
Tamarind - gooseberry size
Toor dal- 3 tsp
Rasam powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Salt - as required
Ghee- 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Red chilli -1
*Pressure cook Toor dal, mash and cook aside after adding 1/2cup of water
*Soak Tamarind in hot water for 10 mins and extract the pulp ( 1 cup approximately)
*Chop tomatoes finely.
*Heat Kadai, put the tomatoes and add the tamarind juice. Mash the tomatoes well in the kadai.
*Add hing, turmeric powder, rasam powder and salt to it.
*Let it boil for 5-7 mins till the raw smell of tamarind goes.
*Once this is boiled, add the toor dal along with curry leaves and coriander leaves.
*Switch off the flame once nice aroma comes and froth appears.
*Take a small pan and heat ghee. Put mustard seeds, red chilli and Jeera.
*Temper this on rasam.
Serve hot with rice and papad or can be taken as a soup.