GARLIC - 3 CLOVES

firstly, in a small blender take 1 tbsp cumin, 1 tsp pepper, 3 clove garlic and 2 tbsp coriander stem

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BLEND -MASALA PASTE

blend to a coarse paste without adding any water. keep aside

2

MUSTARD - 1 TSP

in a large kadai, heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 2 dried red chilli, few curry leaves and pinch hing.

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MASALA PASTE

add in the prepared masala paste and saute for a minute

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TOMATO - 1 CHOPPED

now add 1 tomato, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp salt and 1 chilli.

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SAUTE - 1 MINUTE

saute for a minute or until tomatoes turn soft and mushy

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TAMRIND EXTRACT

further, add 1 cup tamarind extract and 3 cup water. mix well

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BOIL - 8 MINUTES

cover and boil for 8 minutes or until raw flavour disappears

8

READY TO EAT

finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy south indian rasam with hot steamed rice.

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