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Simple Pepper Rasam


Ingredients:

Tamarind – lemon sized ball

Salt – 2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

Hing – ¼ teaspoon

Coriander leaves – 1 teaspoon (finely chopped)

Roast & grind:

Channa dal – 2 teaspoons

Coriander seeds – 1 teaspoon

Pepper – 2 teaspoons

Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon

Curry leaves – 10 leaves

Red chilli – 1

Tempering:

Ghee - 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds - ½ teaspoon

Method:

  1. Soak tamarind in water for half hour in 2 glasses of water.
  2. To prepare tamarind extract squeeze tamarind in water & filter the water (Throw away the squeezed tamarind)
  3. Boil tamarind water with turmeric powder, hing & salt.
  4. Allow boiling till raw smell vanishes.
  5. Roast & grind the ingredients mentioned to coarse powder.
  6. Add the ground powder & allow boiling for 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves, add tempering & serve hot with rice.
  8. Can be served as an appetizer/soup as well.



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