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'Exquisite' means of such beauty or delicacy as to arouse intense delight .A food that's creative, thoughtfully prepared, beautifully presented and easy to eat makes it absolutely delicious.On this corner,I have tried to recollect the spicy memories and food that I have enjoyed, a delicacy that still persist on the corner of my heart.Hope you too will enjoy it. Bon Appetit !


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Lemon Rasam


  1. Tomato - 1 ripe, chopped
  2. Green chillies - 2, chopped
  3. Ginger - 1/ inch size, crushed
  4. Garlic - 2 pods, crushed
  5. Tamarind juice - tamarind about the size of 1/2 a lemon
  6. Lemon juice - 1/2 of a lemon
  7. Chilly powder - 1/2 tspn
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
  9. Coriander powder - 1/4 tspn
  10. Pepper powder - 1/4 tspn
  11. Fenugreek powder - a pinch
  12. Asafoetida - 4 pinches
  13. Coriander leaves
  14. Whole red chilly - 2No:s
  15. Mustard seeds
  16. Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  17. Oil - 1 tspn
  18. Salt - to taste.
  19. Water - 1 1/2 cups

How to make

Heat oil in  a pan. Add whole red chillies, splutter mustard seeds, and add curry leaves. Now add chopped tomatoes and greeen chillies. When the tomatoes are well cooked, smash them. Add all the powders and saute till the raw smell leaves. Now add crushed ginger and garlic. Add in the tamarind juice. 1 1/2 cups of water a bring it to boil. Now add coriander leaves and salt to taste. Boil for few more minutes. Remove from flame and add lemon juice. Serve with rice.

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