Tamil Nadu Style Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe

 Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe, is an aromatic and flavourful recipe. It is also known as the Kalyana Rasam, prepared during the weddings with the freshly available ingredients. It is prepared with the freshly ground rasam spice mix, which makes all the difference.   Tamarind, Tomato, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Whole Black Peppercorns, Green Chilli, Curry leaves, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Asafoetida (hing), Ghee, Salt, Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Dry Red Chilli   20 grams Tamarind , soaked in warm water 1 Tomato , finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns 1 Green Chilli , slit 1 sprig Curry leaves 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , roughly torn for garnish 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) Asafoetida (hing) , A pinch 1 teaspoon Ghee Salt , to taste To be ground to a fine paste 2-3 teaspoons Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 Dry Red Chilli     10   20     To begin making Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe, soak the lemon sized tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes and squeeze out the tamarind pulp. Keep this extract aside.Also, soak the toor dal for 30 minutes and grind it along with the cumin seeds and red chilli to a fine paste using a hand mixer.Now, take a wok/kadai add the tamarind extract, chopped tomatoes, slit green chilli and turmeric powder, enough water and boil until the tomatoes are well cooked and the raw smell of the tamarind goes away.Add the ground toor dal mix, season with salt and simmer for another 10 minutes.If the mixture becomes too thick, add water at this stage to your desired consistency and let the mix comes to a rolling boil. Switch off the flame.Heat ghee in a small tadka pan, add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.Roughly hand pound the cumin and pepper corns using a mortar and pestle and add it to the tadka along with the curry leaves and asafoetida.Once the curry leaves crackle, switch off the flame and transfer this tadka to the pan in which you have cooked the rasam.Garnish with roughly torn coriander leaves and serve the Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe with steamed rice and beans carrot poriyal for a weeknight dinner.Serve the Arachuvitta Rasam Recipe along with Steamed rice and Carrot Poriyal accompanied by Medu Vada Recipe in Sambar (Non Fried Fritters in Tangy Lentil Curry) for a delicious simple weeknight dinner.