Monday, February 1, 2016

Thengai Thogayal Rasam | தேங்காய் தொவையல் ரசம்

Thogayal Rasam is known for its tangy, spicy and tasty flavors. Rasam is an integral part of a meal in Tamilnadu. There are so many varieties of rasam which I have already shared. Do check them out :-

Ingredients :-
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Click this link to get the exact measurements for preparing Coconut Thogayal.
 Onions      1 tbsp  
 Garlic (crushed)    3 pods 
 Tamarind   gooseberry size  
 Curry leave  few 
 Coriander leaves     few  
 Green Chilies (long slit)     
 Mustard    ¼ tsp
 Turmeric powder   ¼ tsp
 Pepper powder    ¾ tsp
 Rasam powder  1 tsp
 Salt  to taste 

Method :-
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1). In a mixer, add coconut, garlic, red chilies and grind it to a coarse paste adding little water. After taking the thogayal, add a cup of water to the mixer and reserve this liquid for preparing rasam. In a bowl take this liquid along with a tbsp of thogayal and keep aside. Soak tamarind and extract its juice, keep aside.
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2). Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, green chilies, curry leaves and saute till onions turn translucent. Add the crushed garlic and saute till the raw smell goes.
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3). Add the tamarind extract and bring it to boil. Then add turmeric powder, rasam powder and salt.
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4). When it comes to a rolling boil add the thogayal water along with pepper powder. When it becomes frothy, switch off and garnish with coriander leaves.
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Serve hot with steamed rice and poriyal


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