Saturday, January 20, 2018

POMEGRANATE RASAM!!!

Always rasam with fruits gives a different and special taste. we can make rasam varieties with arai Nellikkai, pineapple and also with vegetables like drumstick, mudakkathan keerai, beetroot, vazaippoo, suraikkai etc. These rasam varieties are healthy also.Pomegranate soup recipe can be viewed in the following link:
http://muthusidharal.blogspot.ae/2018/01/blog-post.html

Now the recipe for pomegranate rasam........



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Ingredients needed:

ripe pomegranate-1
ripe tomato-[big]-1
slit green chillies-2
cummi seeds-1 sp
pepeprcorns- 1 sp
asafoetida- half sp
turmeric powder- half sp
lemon-1
cooked thur dal- half cup
finely chopped ginger- 1 sp
finely chopped coriander- 2 tbsp
curry leaves- 1 arc
salt to taste
ghee- 1 sp
oil-2 sp
sambar powder- half sp

Procedure:

squeeze the pomegranate with the fingers in a bowl and then strain the juice in  a cup. 
In a bowl, pour the dal with 4 or 5 cups of water.
To this add the ginger, greens, asafoetida, turmeric powder, crushed tomato and green chillies with enough salt. 
Grind coarsely the cummin and pepper and add to this rasam and mix well. 
Heat a pan and pour 1 sp of ghee and the oil. 
When they become hot add the mustards. 
When they start to splutter, add the rasam and allow it to boil. 
Let it boil for 3 minutes. 
Sprinkle the sambar powder and pour the remaining ghee. 
Pour the pomegranate juice. 
Put off the fire. 
After 5 minutes, mix well and pour the lemon juice. 
More lemon juice and little salt can be added according to the taste. 
Pomegranate rasam is ready to be served now!!