Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
An Indian dish similar to rasam....
- 2 large tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon coriander powder
- 4 -5 cups water
- 1⁄2 cup tamarind juice or 2 teaspoons tamarind paste
- 1⁄2 small onion
- 2 dried red chilies
- 1⁄2 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 4 -5 curry leaves
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- In a medium saucepan, put chopped tomatoes, pepper, cayenne powder, cumin powder, turmeric, coriander, salt, 4-5 cups water, and 1/2 Celsius tamarind juice extracted by soaking a small ball of tamarind (or you can use 2 teaspoons of tamarind paste).
- Bring all to a boil and then reduce heat and cook on low 5-6 minutes.
- In a separate sauce pan, heat the oil.
- Add mustard seed and let it sputter a bit.
- Add curry leaves, onion, garlic and red dried chilies.
- Sauté for a few minutes.
- Pour cooked pepper water into this and simmer for two minutes.