Mint/Pudina Rasam

Ingredients: Mint leaves – 1/4 cup Tomato – 1 no. Toor dal – 1 tbsp (optional). Black pepper – 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp Tamarind water – 1 cup Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt – 1 tsp For seasoning Ghee – 2 tsp Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Curry leaves – 1 strand Asafoetida – a pinch Method 1. In a mixer, add tomato, mint leaves, cumin seeds and pepper and blend it into a fine paste. 2. Add tamarind water and salt to the paste mix well and keep it aside. 3. Pressure cook toor dal by adding 1/2 cup of water and a pinch of turmeric powder for 2 whistles. Mash it when steam subsides. (this step is optional). 4. Boil the mint paste adding enough water for 5 minutes in sim and turn off the stove. 5. Heat ghee in a kadai, add asafetida and crackle the mustard. 6. Add it to the mint rasam. Slurrp! Nutrition Highlights: Mint is a rich source of vitamin A, fiber and iron. It is known to aid in digestion and a coolant that offers various micronutrients. #Mint rasam #Immune boosting #VitaminA

Mint/Pudina Rasam