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Pepper n' Jeera Rasam

Pepper n' Jeera Rasam- Is a very good as a digestive n light on the tummy along with hot rice and a dash of ghee. This is non spicy but flavorful rasam. Can be had like soup as well. Rich source of protein as well as its made of toor dal. Ingredients: Toor Dal - 1 cup [appx. 50gms] Tomato - 1-2 Jeera - 1 tbsp Pepper - 15-20 [as per requirement] Hing - generous pinch [mix little water with the hing paste] Tamarind - watery pulp [little] Mustard - for tempering Ghee - 1-2 tsp for tempering Turmeric - 1/2 tsp Curry Leaves - 1-2 sprigs Salt - as per taste How to prepare: Pressure cook toor dal till it is completely mushy. Mash it well till smooth. Add adequate water and turmeric to the mashed dal. Let it boil. Add chopped tomatoes, tamarind pulp and hing water. Simmer it. Simultaneously, take a skillet and prepare the tempering which is vital for this dish. Using a mortar and pestle hand crush the jeera and pepper. It should be very coarse. In a hot ski