Friday, April 24, 2009

Milagu(Pepper) Rasam

Hmmmm you should be wondering why rasam in coffee mug????? WHY NOT!!!! you know! pepper rasam is an awesome appetizer. You can have it as a drink, soup or served with rice. Lets see how to make this multipurpose rasam ;)


Pepper - 1 tbsp
Jeera - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander seeds - 3 tbsp
Red chillies - 2
Garlic - 10 pods
Tamarind - Small lemon sized ball
Jaggery - for taste
Asafoetida(perungayam) - pinch
Salt - to taste


Grind pepper, jeera, coriander seeds, red chillies and garlic finely. Now transfer the powdered masala to vessel and add tamarind paste, jaggery, asafoetida and salt along with enough water and let it boil for a while in low flame. Finally season it with mustard. Gharam pepper all purpose rasam is ready to serve. :)

Serve it as a soup or with steamed rice and chips. :) This quantity will suffice 4 ppl. Happy eating :)

Written by: Nithya
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1 comment:

Jen Kumar said...

Why not drink it? My husband loves it when I make this for him when he has throat problem. It clears it right up. I minus the garlic and jaggery,though, otherwise pretty much the same!!

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