Papaya, Rasam

Papaya Rasam

raw papaya - Papaya Rasam

Ingredients:
Papaya – 1/2 cup, peeled, chopped
Tomato – 1, chopped
Dry Red Chillies – 3
Rasam Powder – 1 tsp
Peppercorns – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Coriander Leaves – few
Tamarind Extract – 2 cups
Salt as per taste
Toor Dal – 1 tsp
Oil as required

Method:
1. Dry roast the red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin powder, fenugreek seed and curry leaves.
2. Remove and grind together.
3. Heat tamarind extract over medium flame in a pan.
4. Add papaya and tomato pieces.
5. Add the ground powder, rasam powder, salt, toor dal, turmeric powder and stir well.
6. Bring to a boil.
7. Heat little oil in a small frying pan.
8. Fry the mustard seeds and asafoetida powder.
9. Add to ther rasam and mix well.
10. Serve hot.