Tuesday, 27 September 2016


Pepper rasam is so easy to make and it is very soothing and healthy for the persons affected by severe cold and cough. It is a good home remedy to render support to the sufferers of cold. 

During the winter season, this rasam makes comfortability in the digestive system and the respiratory system. Why don't you comfort yourself to fend off a cold day with a hot cup of pepper rasam?


Pressure cooked dal one cup
Turmeric one spoon
Roasted pepper powder one spoon
Coriander leaves finely chopped half cup
Sesame oil one tablespoon
Mustard seeds one spoon
Asafoetida one pinch
Curry leaves one sprig
Red chilly one
Tamarind extract  two cups
Jaggery one small piece
Salt to taste


Mash the cooked dal with two cups of water.
Add coriander leaves to the dal mixture and stir well to infuse the fine aroma of coriander leaves.
Heat the sesame oil in a pan over a medium flame.
Add mustard seeds to pop up
Add red chillies (slit) and curry leaves
Switch off the flame to avoid burning.
Add a generous pinch of asafoetida.
Add half spoon of turmeric.
Now switch on the flame and add tamarind extract.
Add jaggery and salt.
Allow to boil for some time.
Add the dal mixture and check the salt and taste.
Adjust the salt.
Add one spoon of roasted pepper powder and allow to start boil over the sides of the pan.

Switch off the flame.

An aromatic, hot rasam is ready to have with hot steamed rice. You can have it as a soup.
A perfect drink for monsoon and winter days.

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