Fuss-free Pepper Rasam
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Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Rasam is one of those dishes that holds a very special place in every South Indian’s heart. A meal is not complete without Rasam. Hot, Spicy, aromatic rasam is an indispensable recipe in all the five states. Whether you have a plate full of biriyani at a wedding, or a heavy course of Chinese food, a glass of rasam will leave your tummy happy and soothing.

Ingredients

Dried tamarind- 1 ball to the size of medium sized lemon

Whole Black pepper- 1 tblspn

Cumin seeds/ Jeera- 1 tblspn

Mustard Seeds- ½ tsp

Tomato- 1 (Big size)

Ginger- 1 (2 cm length)

Garlic- 5- 8 cloves

Coriander- half a cup

Curry leaves- 1 sprig

Dried red chilli – 3 numbers

Turmeric- 1 pinch

Asafoetida – 1 pinch

Oil- 2 tblspn

Salt – As per requirement

Method

Soak tamarind in a bowl of water for 15 minutes. Squeeze the pulp from tamarind and set aside. Crush pepper and cumin and set aside. Please note, its should be granule in texture not powder. Crush ginger and garlic and set aside. Heat oil in a Kadai and add Mustard seeds. Once Mustard seeds start popping, add curry leaves and saute. Add dried red chilli. Add crushed garlic and ginger. Add crushed pepper and cumin seeds and saute well. Add tomato. We don’t have to saute the tomato. We need to retain the tangy taste of tomato. Add tamarind water, turmeric and asafoetida. Close the kadai with a lid and bring it to boil. Add coriander leaves. Hot and spicy, aromatic rasam is ready. Serve rasam with steaming rice and nice side dish or drink it as it is.

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Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Keep the ingredients ready.

Heat oil in a Kadai and add Mustard seeds, curry leaves, dried red chilli and crushed garlic and ginger

Add crushed pepper and cumin and saute well.

Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Add tomato and saute till they turn mushy.

Add tamarind water, turmeric, salt and asafoetida.

Close the kadai with a lid and bring it to boil. Add coriander leaves.

Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Fuss-free pepper rasam is ready.

Fuss-free Pepper Rasam

Appetizing enough! It was soooo satisfying..

Try it yourself and let me know how it turned out for you.

 

Happy cooking!

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