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Spicy Tomato Rasam
Soup,Maharashtrian,South Indian,Veggie
for the masala powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds
8 peppercorns
other ingredients
1 kg. tomatoes
3 tablespoons tamarind water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 pinches turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
salt to taste
for garnish
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
Roast the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and peppercorns for 1
minute. Grind into a masala powder. Cut the tomatoes in half and
place in 8 glasses ofboiling water. Add the remaining ingredients
including the masala powder and boil for a further 10
minutes.Break the tomatoes with a spoon. Boil again for 10 minutes.