This rasam or soup will be the best remedy for severe cold and cough .
Tomato - 1 big ripen
Ginger - a small lemon piece
Garlic cloves - 4
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Pepper and Jeera powder - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Red chillies - 2
Curry , Coriander and Mint leaves - few
Mustard and Methi seeds - 1 tsp
METHOD OF PREPARATION :
1) Well crush the ripen tomato with little water and keep aside.
2) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , addd mustard and methi seeds with red chillies .
3) When it splutters , add crushed garlic and ginger .
4) Then , add tomato to it with little water and all the spices.
5) Cook in slow flame , covered with a lid .
6) When it starts boiling , stir it continuously for 2 minutes in slow flame.
7) Before removing from the flame, add herbs and asafoetida.
8) Finally , add salt to it and mix it well .
Serve hot with Rice . Linking it with Tamizhar samayal Tuesday event.