Thursday, October 9, 2008

Pepper-Garlic Rasam

My craze to Rasam started just a year back. and its because of this rasam recipe. a simple rasam without any rasam powder. This will make you feel fresh and its very good for digestion and for cold.


so if any rasam haters reading this, try this. sure you will like it.




Ingredients for Pepper-Garlic Rasam:

Pepper- 10 corns
Garlic-5 cloves
Cumin- 1 tsp
Ghee- 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Tomato-1
Water- 1 and half a cup

Method:

arrow_42 Crush the pepper, garlic and cumin in a mixer grinder, without adding water.
arrow_42 Cut the Tomato into 4 pieces and put to the mixer along with the crushed and hold the pulse button for a second. (Tomato should not grinded into paste. it should be minced).
arrow_42 In a kadai, add ghee and heat it. add cumin seeds and roast it.
arrow_42 Now add the crushed pepper-garlic-cumin-tomato minces into the kadai.(Dont miss to smell the nice aroma).
arrow_42 Add water and turmeric powder, asafoetida a pinch and salt. let the rasam just get heated(do not boil) and switch off the flame.
Serve with Applams..

My Lunch Today

14 comments:

  1. Its very cold at my place nowadays, and the picture is making me have a bowl of warm Rasam right now. Looks delicious.

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  2. I always love rasam espcially with rice.

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  3. i love this rasam. mostly when i have stomach upset my mom makes this! :)

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  4. Love the simplicity in the ingredients. Will try it out. I am not a big fan of rasam. I understand you were too until a year back. Rasam features only on our festival menu.

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  5. Happy vijayadasara to u and to ur family.without rasam my meal will not be completd,ur is different type rasam i have bookmarked it

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  6. looks heart-warming as winter approaches up here!

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  7. what a delicious way to make rasam. So good Lavi! Hey, I like those fryums at the side. Happy dasara!

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  8. good one..i also started taking rasam very recently..looks good

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  9. That's great mona..thanks.

    Happy cook..with rice and some fryums/potato poriyal, it has to be a heavenly one.

    Yes..Sangeeth..i even prepare this after a heavy meal, to avoid stomach upset.

    Sujatha..would soon love to hear..on how you liked it.

    Pavani..Happy dasara to you and your family too. soon let me know how it turned out.

    Mansi..yeah my rasam was on right on time..try this out.

    Uma..Happy Dasara to you and ur family..You were rightly pointing out those fryums, those were the helpers to make me eat rasam rice:)

    Sowmya..its great to know, that you were also like me.

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  10. Lavi the entire spread looks lovely! Rasam is my all tim comfort food. We used to make it this way for a quick whip-up!

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  11. as soon as I saw rasam foto my mouth starts wtareing very tempting :).

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  12. ur rasam recipe is so simple. will try it soon.

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  13. You are right Nirmala..my recipe is suitable for quick whip-up!

    Bhawana..Do try this..you will like it! that was a nice credit from you:)

    Anjali..yeah you could try this simple rasam once.

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