Monday, October 27, 2014

Pepper Garlic Rasam

Tell me please then. Wouldn't all of you Indians agree rasam is forever loved? If you want confirmation and affirmation from me, of course, its a big yes from me to you. In fact, rasam can be daily for us until I usually make rasam in big quantity and store in the fridge. Thereafter, warmed up for the next day's meal or maybe a few days in a row meals. That's why I think all my previous rasam recipes can speak for themselves on their own ( Mor Rasam, Nandu Rasam, Rasam, Egg Rasam & Instant Rasam)? Joining the list now is this Pepper Garlic Rasam. Obviously, what else you want me to say? Pretty much nothing much except I should repeat that rasam is forever appreciated.

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

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. 



  1. All time favorite! Flavorful and yum!

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

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

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

  5. Wow super tempting clicks . love it

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

    Choc Chip Uru

  7. Have not tasted this. Interesting combination.

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

  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

  10. Interesting Soup! you are so versatile!

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

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

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

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

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

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


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