1 cup redgram dal (soaked in water for 1 hr)
2 red chillies
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
Few curry leaves
Bit of asafoetida
salt to taste
Small ball of tamarind (soaked in water and juice extracted)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp rasam powder
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Drain out the water in the dal and grind it a coarse paste with red chillies. Heat oil and add this paste. Cook till raw smell goes and colour changes.Cool and make small balls of it.
In a vessel, add tamarind juice, salt, turmeric powder, rasam powder, asafoetida, curry leaves and allow it to boil. Slowly add the balls one by one and cook for five minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and temper with mustard seeds.
Serve with rice.
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