Thursday, April 10, 2008


Pepper Rasam
10 g or a lime size Tamarind
2 dry red chili
1/4 t coriander seeds
8-10 pepper corns
1/2 t jeera
4-5 garlic cloves
a pinch of Asafoetide
a pinch of turmeric powder
1 t til oil
1 t mustard seeds
1/4 t Arhar dal
1/2 t urad dal
few curry leaves
few coriander leaves
salt to taste
1 tomato

  • Soak the tamarind in a cup of warm water and extract the juice in 2 cup of water (add extra water)
  • Grind together pepper corns,coriander seeds,jeera and little salt, crushed to a powder last add garlic cloves .( slightly cursed the garlic cloves)
  • Add in to the tamarind juice tomato,cursed masala.cursed garlic,salt,a pinch of turmeric powder.a pinch of asafoetide powder,few curry leaves and coriander leaves ,(crused all with tomato with hand very well.)
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when they crackling add urad dal,a pinch of asafoetide ,broken red chilli,arhar dal ,arhar dal get brown add few curry leaves .
  • Add the masala tamarind juice and bring to boil for 5 minutes in a slow fire, do not bring to boil the rasam ,slightly boil it come the boiling point,( boil that time only) add little water and remove . and add the few coriander leaves and close lid keep few minutes ,
  • serve hot.

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