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thili saaru recipe | karnataka style instant tomato rasam | dal rasam

easy thili saaru recipe | karnataka style instant tomato rasam | dal rasam
Course rasam
Cuisine karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for thili saaru pudi:

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin / jeera
  • ¼ tsp methi / fenugreek
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp mustard
  • 3 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves

for pressure cooking:

  • ½ cup toor dal rinsed
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 cup water

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 cup tamarind extract
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, prepare masala powder by heating 1 tsp oil.
  • roast 1 tbsp coriander seeds, 1 tbsp cumin, ¼ tsp methi, ½ tsp pepper and ¼ tsp mustard.
  • also, add 3 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • roast on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • cool completely and blend to a fine powder. keep aside.
  • in a pressure cooker take ½ cup toor dal, 1 tomato, ¼ tsp turmeric, few curry leaves, 1 tsp oil and 2 cup water.
  • pressure cook for 5 whistles or until dal is cooked well.
  • once the pressure is released, whisk and mash the dal smooth.
  • also, add 4 cups water and prepare a watery consistency dal. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter ½ tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • add 1 cup tamarind extract, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp jaggery and 1 tsp salt.
  • cover and boil for 10 minutes or until tamarind extract are cooked well.
  • further, add prepared dal and mixture mix.
  • add in prepared thili saaru pudi and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • boil for 3 minutes or until flavours is absorbed well.
  • now add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy thili saaru with hot steamed rice and ghee.