Monday, May 20, 2013

Tangy "Mango pickle Rasam".. JO's way

Mango madness! Spice up your summer with tangy mango i am here with one such amazing recipe that will tickle your taste buds..yes its tangy rasam using mango pickle
  • 1/2 cup Mango pickle
  • 2 tbsp Turdal
  • 1 Tomato ( chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Rasam powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 green chilly, chopped
For grinding:
  • 1/2 cup Coconut,grated
  • 3tsp Coriander powder
  • 1tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
  • 4-5 Kashmiri red chillies
For tempering:
  • 1tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 spring Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1tbsp Coriander leaves,chopped for garnishing
Cooking Directions
  1. Pressure cook Turdal,1/4 cup mango pickle,green chilly,tomato,rasam powder,few curry leaves and turmeric powder in 1 liter of water,till 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile grind all the masala ingredients to smooth paste and keep aside.
  3. Once the cooker is completely cooled down, open and transfer the cooked dal into a deep sauce pan or any vessel,blend it well with a hand blender or a churner .
  4. Bring it to boil,while its boiling add ground masala and the remaining 1/4 cup of mango pickle to it.
  5. Allow it to cook until the green mangoes are soft but not mushy.
  6. Add sugar and salt to taste (check salt as pickle also contains salt),stir well. Once done remove from heat.
  7. Now prepare tempering by heating oil in a pan and add mustard and curry leaves,after they splutter pour this tadka over the rasam and stir well.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.