Horse Gram Tomato Rasam:
Kollu Thakkali Rasam.
horse gram 1 cup
Tomatoes 4 chopped
Tomatoes 4 pureed
Garlic 10-15 crushed
Dry red chilies 6 flaked
Turmeric pwoder 1/4 spoon
Rasam powder(home made) 2 spoons
Mustard seeds 1/4 spoon
Whole pepper 1/4 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/4 spoon
Asafoetida 1/4 spoon
Curry leaves 1 twig
Cilantro leaves to garnish few
Sesame oil few spoons.
Soak a day early, horse gram! Better soak with plenty of water. Always place in fridge...never on counter, to avoid fermentation.
Now next day...use sedimentation method and seive away carefully the horse gram.(the sand and stones settles down). Try not to throw away the soaked water.
In a pressure cooker, cook horse gram, with limited salt in it. Maybe 3-6 whistles could do!
Now in a wok, heat oil. Add mustard, cumin, pepper, asafoetida, curry leaves and chilies to it.
Let his pop well and then add garlic, salt, turmeric and rasam powder.
Add cooked horse gram along with its water. Add tomato puree and chunks as well.
Bring this to boil and remove from heat.
Garnish with cilantro leaves.