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Rasam

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Ingredients
  Tur dal/Masoor dal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Peppercorns 10
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Tamarind juice To Taste
  Dry chilies 4
  Garlic pod 1
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Curry leaves 2 (Mitha Neem)
Directions

Cook dal in boiling water or in pressure cooker.
Add turmeric, salt, tamarind juice, and tomatoes.
Cook on medium fire for 15 minutes.
Add more warm water, if necessary.
The dal should be a thin liquid.
Add ground masala.
Simmer for five minutes.
Heat oil and fry mustard seeds.
When they stop popping, add onion.
Cook till onion is tender.
Add neem leaves and asafoetida and pour the mixture on dal.
Stir immediately.
Pass the dal through a sieve if it is desired to serve it as a soup.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled

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