pepper-cumin seed rasam

ingredients

  • Tamarind - 2 small size
  • Salt - 1 and a half tsp.
  • Asafoetida - a bit
  • Mustard - 1/2 tsp.

for masala

  • Coriander seeds - 1/2 seeds
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp.
  • Thur dhal - 1 tsp.
  • Red chillies - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.

method of preparation

pepper-cumin seed image

  • Fry the above ingredients (except cumin seeds) and grind them with cumin seeds into smooth paste. ( The above ingredients cn be ground as such without frying. In that case, don't add coriander seeds. Grind only pepper, dhal,chillies and cumin seeds)
  • Soak the tamarind and take about 500 ml. of juice. Add salt and asafoetida.
  • Boil for five minutes and then add the ground masala.
  • simmer for 10 minutes.
  • When the rasam froths up, add curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Remove from the fire. Season with mustard seeds.

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