Pepper Rasam

Rasam

Rasam is a South Indian soup usually prepared with tomato, tamarind juice and spices. It can be eaten with rice or separately as soup. Rasam has a distinct taste due to its own seasoning ingredients. Garlic pepper rasam is a home remedy for your cough,cold and fever. There are lot of varieties in rasam. Here is a simple and easy recipe which is not using tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • Tamarind – lemon size
  • Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Hing/Asafoetida – a generous pinch
  • Whole red chilli – 2
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

To roast & grind

  • Pepper corns – 1 teaspoon
  • Jeera / Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 1
  • Toor dal – 1 tablespoon
  • Whole red chilli – 1

Preparation

  1. Dry roast the ingredients and grind it to a coarse powder.
  2. Soak tamarind in water, take thick pulp out of it. Add 1 cup of water to the thick tamarind pulp and let it boil till raw smell of tamarind leaves.
  3. Add the ground powder and let it boil for 2 mins (don’t boil it for more time). Add required salt.
  4. Heat a kadai with oil and add mustard,red chilly,curry leaves and asafoetida. When it splutters transfer  to the boiling rasam.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and switch off.

Rasam

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. Sumith Babu says:

    Wow I could drink that in this early morning😂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Love it anyday anytime

    Liked by 1 person

  3. swati Paathak says:

    Simply superb…

    Liked by 1 person

  4. One of my favorite. Looking delicious.. 😆👍

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Rhythm says:

    Healthy, flavourful and delicious 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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