Indian Tomato Ginger Rasam

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
15 mins
Cook
45 mins

This recipe is from a handout at my local supermarket and recommends serving over cooked rice or eaten as a side dish to a meat entree.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a saucepan. Add lentil and reduce heat to medium. Simmer 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat ghee in pot over medium heat. Add zest, rasam powder and mustard seeds and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the carrots, chili and ginger and cook 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the V8 juice and 3 cups of water and bring to a simmer. Add the zucchini, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir in the tamarind paste, turmeric powder and the sugar. Simmer 5 minutes more. Stir in the lentils and the cilantro and simmer 5 more minutes.