Friday, September 14, 2012

Orange Rasam

I caught hold of this rasam in Vardhini's blog and rightaway thought i had to prepare this delicious rasam, trust me this is the best rasam i have ever come across. Thank you Vardhini for this rasam.

Tomato 2( chopped into 4 pieces)
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Orange Zest 3 tsp
 Fresh Orange juice 1/2 cup
Lime juice 1 tsp
Salt as required
Coriander leaves few

Grind to fine powder
Toor dhal 2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Black peppercorn 4
Dry red chillies 4-5

For Seasoning
Ghee 2 tsp
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Hing 1/2 tsp

Dry roast the items mentioned under grinding,cool and grind to fine powder.
Heat ghee in add all the items mentioned under seasoning in the order given above.
Add 2 glasses of water, tomato, turmeric, salt, orange zest, boil this for 10-12mins.
Add the prepared ground masala powder and mix .
Now its time to add our show stealer, Mr orange juice, mix well and bring to boil for 5-6 mins.
Take off from flame add lime juice and coriander leaves.
Serve hot your yummy orange rasam with a dollop of ghee.

Orange zest is the outer skin of the orange, you can avoid this and add 1 cup orange juice.
Select sour orange as they give more taste.


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