Posted by Allrecipeshub on Jan - 19 - 2016 under Uncategorized
  • Ripe Tomato -1 big
  • Tamarind - small gooseberry sized ball
  • Whole black pepper - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds/Jeera seeds -1 tbsp
  • Garlic - 4 pods
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Rasam powder -1 tsp
  • Hing-1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Salt - as needed
  • To Temper
  • oil - 3 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds-1/2tsp
  • Red chilli - 2
  • Curry leaves - few
  • To Garnish
  • Coriander leaves - finely chopped
Cuisine: Cooking time: 20 mins Serving: 6 people

Pepper Rasam is a simple dish to make and you can do it within 15 minutes.It is a great remedy for cold and sore throat.Pepper rasam  with hot rice on a chill day will make you feel so good.You can even have this as a hot 2


  • Crush Pepper,Cumin,curry leaves and garlic in a blender or mortar and pestle.
  • Prepare tamarind pulp.If you are using tamarind pulp, just dissolve that in water. But if you are using tamarind fruit, soak it in warm water for few mins and then squeeze the pulp and strain the water. 
  • Mash the Ripe tomato with your hands.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add in mustard,cumin seeds,Fenugreek seeds,Red chilli and few curry leaves and saute for a min.
  • Now add in the crushed masala and saute for a min.
  • Add the mashed tomato and boil for few minutes until raw smell of tomato goes.
  • Add in Turmeric powder and rasam powder .
  • Pour in tamarind juice, required salt and water. 
  • Add a  handful of coriander leaves.
  • Add in hing.
  • Dont boil the rasam.Just allow  the rasam to froth on the top.Once its starts to froth switch of the flame
  • Cover with a lid and serve it  plain or accompanied with rice, sambar and a side vegetable south indian dish.


  • If you like,you can add ghee instead of oil.It will increase the flavor and taste of rasam.
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