Friday, August 5, 2011

Pepper Rasam..Tamarind n tomato soup...


3 cups of tamarind juice by soaking and squeezing lime size tamarind in water
1 tsp turmeric powder
4 cloves garlic smashed and roughly chopped
1 medium size tomato..can omit tomato n squeeze with tamarind pulp if u want to drink rasam
1 tsp whole pepper
1tsp Cumin seeds
few chopped coriander/cilantro leaves
salt as needed

For tempering:

1 tsp mustard
1 tsp jeera seeds
1 red chilly
a pinch of hing optional can i didnt use for this version
few curry leaves


Take the tamarind juice in vessel. boil well Add turmeric pwd ,smash garlic jeera n pepperin a blender . add the garlic mixture n tomato , once the tamarind is boiled n let it simmer for a minute ...Add the coriander leaves and keep aside.

Take a kadhai add 2 tsp of oil. add mustard seeds jeera seeds redchilly and hing n curry leaves...n add to the rasam..can use ghee for better taste...

serve hot as a soup or with rice...

note after adding garlic n peper dont over boil the rasam as the flavour will be less...close the rasam once u add the seasoning//my grandmas secret//

1 comment:

  1. Wowww... Lovely and delicious rasam.. looks absolutely tempting.. thanks for the recipe .. :)
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