Plums cooked with tamarind pulp and spices
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3 no.s plums chopped
3 whole red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
few coriander leaves
1 lemon size tamarind
1 no small sized tomato
1 cup ground spices (of 1 tsp cumin seeds, 5 cloves of garlic, 10 pepper corns with 1 cup water)
2 tsp refined oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp ginger julienned
a pinch of asafoetida powder
2 tsp salt
3 cups water
Prepare tamarind pulp with 1 cup water and crush tomato with hands and add half coriander leaves in tamarind pulp.this will add to the taste.
Heat oil in a kadai , put mustard seeds, whole red chillies, curry leaves then fresh paste of garlic-pepper corns and needed salt . saute for a minute.
Add chopped plums and a cup water and allow it to boil for 2 mins.
Add tomato - tamarind pulp 1 cup with 1 cup water and the remaining chopped coriander leaves and
chopped ginger pieces.
when the rasam brings to boil, remove the kadai from the flame and close it with a lid.
Serve hot with plain rice and drumdtick leaves dhal curry.
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