tamarind extract 1/2 cup vineripe tomattos 4 boiled and mashed toor dal 1/2 cup garlic 5 cloves pepper powder 2 tablespoons jeera powder 1 tablespoon ghee or butter 3 tablespoon mustard seeds 1 tablespoon coriander leaves 1/2 bunch any southindian brand rasam powder 2 tablespoons salt to taste water enough to dilute.
1. boil toordal in pressure cooker with turmeric powder. 2. mash nicely the tomattos with water and add the tamarind extract which you have to make by soaking the lemon sized fresh tamarind. If using the paste use less of it. 3. add enough water say 2or 3 cups and boil it for 10 minutes. 4. now add crushed garlic, pepper powder,geera powder,salt and rasam powder. 5. boil it for 5 minutes. 6. Then add mashed dal dilute it with water. 7. boil it for 1 minute. 8. keep a pan and add butter and add musterd seeds and season the rasam. 9. add coriander leaves and curyy leaves just before serving. 10. Enjoy Rasam with rice.