Spicy addition of black pepper to make yummy rasam
Do you know Black Pepper is a native to India? It originated
from Kerala and then spread to the rest of south India and then became
famous as a spice plant in entire Southeast Asia. It has become so famous that
almost every dish contains at least a pinch of black pepper.
Black pepper helps in curing indigestion and also promotes intestinal
health. Especially, when a person is suffering from cold, black pepper provides
a soothing relief to the sore throat and suppresses coughs.
Black pepper occupies an important part in the recipe I posted today.
If this warm rasam is eaten while suffering from cold, it definitely gives a
lot of relief. Even if you don’t have any cold, eat this rasam for good
digestion. This is so easy to prepare with very little ingredients.
2 tsp Black Peppercorns (మిరియాలు)
3 cups Water
Tamarind pulp as needed
A pinch of Turmeric Powder
½ tsp Oil
½ tsp Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp Cumin Seeds
2 dry red Chilies
Powder peppercorns and keep aside.
Combine water with tamarind pulp + turmeric powder + salt
and stir well. Bring this to a boil.
Add black pepper powder, stir well and leave for some time
on low flame.
Check for salt and sourness and adjust accordingly and turn
off the flame.
In a small pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they
pop, add cumin seeds + red chilies and sauté well.
Add this seasoning to the prepared rasam and stir well.
Enjoy this spicy, good for throat rasam with steaming hot