Usually on sunday afternoon we indulge ourselfs without keeping an eye on calories...So for dinner we prefer something light thats when I make rasam and have our dinner with just rasam and some thoran..
Toor dhal- less than 1/4 cup
garlic - 5-6 pods
redchilly powder- 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Cook toor dhal in a pressure cooker by adding more water .Take the stock and add little of cooked dhal to the stock.
In saucepan add oil and add cumin seeds and crushed garlic and stir for few seconds. Add chopped tomatoes , redchilly powder,tumeric powder,pepper powder,salt and stir for few mintes. Add toor dhal stock and cook for 20 minutes.
In a pan take some oil sputter mustard seeds,add curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida.Stir for few seconds. Add this to rasam.
Garnish rasam with chopped coriander leaves.