Monday, October 27, 2014

Pepper Garlic Rasam


Rasam by far we consider as a magical soup, a must at least once a week in my house (rasam and benefits, rasam with crab legs, egg rasam, lemon rasam, yoghurt rasam, nandu rasam, coriander leaves rasam and rasam with home made rasam powder. Easily made, between the basic type, rasam can also be elevated in many ways for another version. This one today - curry leaves, coriander leaves, spring onion and of course the rest of the essential ingredients, rasam is simply fantastic with spicy crab parathal, chilli crabs or pepper basil crabs.

Ingredients
1/2 tbsp black pepper seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
8 garlic 
Tamarind juice - as needed

For tempering
2 sprigs curry leaves 
2 sprigs coriander leaves -sliced thinly
2 sprigs spring onions - sliced thinly
1/2 tsp white ulundu (urad dhal)
1 tbsp ghee or oil

Method
Roughly pound pepper, cumin and garlic.
Add in a pot with 1 litre of water.
Pour tamarind juice and season with salt.
Simmer, just to heat through.
Meanwhile, quickly fry the tempering ingredients. 
Tip into rasam.
Stir and off the heat. 
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17 comments:

  1. All time favorite! Flavorful and yum!

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  2. "Rasam" - Five letter magic Soup. without Rasam, I can't think of a south Indian meal. You did it with authentic touch.

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  3. wow, beautiful presentation!! my fav rasam..

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  4. Just what we need after all that gorging! Looks very tempting and so refreshing!

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  5. Wow super tempting clicks . love it

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  6. This rasam looks stunning, I wish I could try some from my screen! :P
    Hope you had a wonderful Diwali!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  7. Have not tasted this. Interesting combination.

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  8. So nicely presented�� i have nvr tried making rasam myself. Will try this recipe

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  9. This soup is very intriguing and I have never tasted a soup like this...thanks for this interesting post Nava! I can only imagine how fragrant and taste this must be.
    Have a wonderful week ahead :D

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  10. Interesting Soup! you are so versatile!

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  11. Nice to know u had a great time.. loved this recipe. so simple.. Thanks fr sharing :)

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  12. right recipe @ right time...tempting clicks & presentation..

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  13. i need this now..loved this flavorful rasam dear

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  14. Rasam looks delicious! I love to have it as a soup too!

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  15. Tempting one..feels like having it right now

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  16. lovely presentation fit for fine dining. Rasam at a different level.

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