Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Pepper rasam

                                      Pepper rasam

Pepper rasam

Pepper rasam

                   A good medicine for cold and cough.Especially if you have sore throat,pepper rasam will do  the magic.It will be a good combo with hot rice.


  • Whole Pepper:1 tblspn
  • Tomato(chopped):1 small
  • Green chilly :1
  • Tamarind:A gooseberry size
  • Asafoetida/kayam: 1/2 tspn
  • Turmeric powder:1/4 tspn
  • Garlic:2 cloves
  • Cumin seeds/Jeerakam:1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves:Few
  • Salt

To temper:

  • Dry red chilly:1
  • Mustard/kaduku:1/2 tspn
  • Fenugreek seeds/uluva:1/4 tspn
  • Ghee:1/2 tspn
  • Oil :1/2 tspn
  • Curry leaves:Few


  • Soak tamarind in a cup of water, take extract and strain it.Keep aside.
  • Crush pepper,garlic and cumin together.Mix it with tamarind extract and tomato.
  • Add green chilly,salt and turmeric powder.
  • Add 1 cup of water.
  • Let it boil.Then keep the stove in low flame.
  • Heat the pan with oil and add oil and ghee
  • Add mustard seeds.when it splutters add fenugreek seeds,dry chilly and curry leaves.
  • Pour it over rasam.
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve it hot with rice
Pepper rasam


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