Pepper Rasam Recipe

Easy Pepper Rasam Recipe | Milagu Rasam Recipe

Milagu Rasam / Pepper Rasam recipe is one of the popular south Indian spicy rasam serve along with hot rice and any fried items. I would like to have it with chicken gravy too. Pepper rasam, how it prepare by using cumin, garlic and tamarind syrup. The pepper, cumin and garlic include its ability to aid in digestion.It is very good to have on during winter or rainy season and this milagu rasam would be a great remedy for severe cold and sore throat.

Pepper Rasam Recipe

This Pepper rasam or Milagu rasam is very simple and easy to prepare. We can make it within 10 minutes. I like to drink the rasam as it is. My dad too used to drink this tasty milagu rasam.

Lets learn how to make this spicy and tangy pepper rasam or milagu rasam recipe. Do try this in your home and give me your beautiful comments.

Pepper Rasam Recipe | Milagu Rasam Recipe

Easy Milagu Rasam Recipe

Ingredients 

Tamarind – Gooseberry size
Ripe Tomato – 1
Water – 2 1/2 Cups
Sea Salt / Kal Uppu – to taste
Coriander Leaves / Cilantro Leaves – 3 tblspn (chopped)

Spices for making pepper rasam

Black Pepper / Milagu – 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera / Seeragam – 2 tsp
Garlic / Poondu –  5 pods (no need to peel the husk)
Curry Leaves – little

To temper

Sesame Oil / Gingelly Oil / Nallennai – 2 tsp
Ghee – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kadugu – 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal / Uluththam Paruppu – 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds / Vendhayam – 1/4 tsp
Homemade Asafoetida / hing / Perungayam – 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves – 1 spring
Stem of Coriander Leaves – 1 tblspn

Easy Milagu Rasam Recipe | Pepper Rasam Recipe – Step by Step Method

1. Soak gooseberry size tamarind in 1/2 cup of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Sieve it using filter to remove impurities and sand from it. Add more water to extract all juices from tamarind. We need 2 1/2 cups of tamarind water.

Pepper Rasam Recipe preparation

2. Take a ripe tomato and mash it by hand in the tamarind extract water.

Milagu Rasam Recipe preparation

3. Mix well.

Easy Milagu Rasam

4. Add 2 tsp of pepper, 2 tsp of cumin, 5 cloves of garlic with skin and little curry leaves in a mixie jar and crush it with few pulses. Do not grind it like a paste. It is better to crush in mortar and pestle if you have one.

Milagu Rasam Recipe

5. Heat a pan with 2 tsp of sesame oil and 1 tsp of ghee. Add mustard when it splutters, add urad dal, fenugreek seed, asafoetida, curry leaves and stem of the coriander leaves.Saute for few seconds.

How to prepare Milagu Rasam

6. Add crushed cumin pepper to it and saute it until the raw smell goes off.

How to prepare Pepper Rasam

7. Pour the tamarind tomato water into this. Mix well

How to prepare Milagu Rasam Recipe

8. Once froth starts forming on the top, switch off the flame. Do not let it boil. Remove from the stove.

How to make Pepper Rasam Recipe

9. Transfer pepper rasam to another pan or kadai. Do not keep the rasam in the same pan.

Milagu Rasam Recipe Preparation

10. Add 3 tblspn of chopped coriander leaves.

Milagu Rasam

11. Add required Sea Salt/Kal uppu.

Milagu Rasam Recipe

12. Mix well and cover with a lid. Do not open until serve.

Pepper Rasam Recipe

13. Spicy,tangy and yummy pepper rasam is ready now. Serve hot.

How to make Pepper Rasam Recipe

Notes

1. If you are in hurry add hot water to soak tamarind for 5 minutes.

2. Do not boil the rasam as it will lose the taste and flavor of the pepper rasam.

3. If your tomato is not ripen ,place tomato in a bowl and pour some hot water over it and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then use it so.

How to make easy Pepper Rasam Recipe / Milagu rasam recipe – in a printable form

Easy Pepper Rasam Recipe | Milagu Rasam

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Easy Pepper Rasam Recipe | Milagu Rasam

Ingredients

  • Tamarind - Gooseberry size
  • Water - 2 1/2 Cups
  • Sea Salt / Kal Uppu - to taste
  • Coriander Leaves / Cilantro Leaves - 3 tblspn (chopped)
    Spices for making rasam
  • Black Pepper / Milagu - 2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeera / Seeragam - 2 tsp
  • Garlic / Poondu - 5 pods (no need to peel the husk)
  • Curry Leaves - little
    To temper
  • Sesame Oil / Gingelly Oil / Nallennai - 2 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds / Kadugu - 1/4 tsp
  • Urad Dal / Uluththam Paruppu - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds / Vendhayam - 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida / hing / Perungkaayam - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 spring
  • Stem of the Coriander Leaves - 1 tblspn

Instructions

  1. Soak gooseberry size tamarind in 1/2 cup of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Sieve it using filter to remove impurities and sand from it. Add more water to extract all juices from tamarind. We need 2 1/2 cups of tamarind water.
  2. Take a tomato and mash it by hand in the tamarind water. Mix well.
  3. Add 2 tsp of pepper, 2 tsp of cumin, 5 cloves of garlic with skin and little curry leaves in a mixie jar and crush it with few pulses. Do not grind it like a paste. It is better to crush in mortar and pestle if you have one.
  4. Heat a pan with 2 tsp of sesame oil and 1 tsp of ghee. Add mustard when it splutters, add urad dal, fenugreek seed, asafoetida, curry leaves and stem of the coriander leaves.Saute for few seconds.
  5. Add crushed cumin pepper to it and saute it until the raw smell goes off.
  6. Pour the tamarind tomato extracted water into this. Mix well
  7. Once froth starts forming on the top, switch off the flame. Do not let it boil. Remove from the stove.
  8. Transfer pepper rasam to another pan or kadai. Do not keep the rasam in the same pan.
  9. Add 3 tblspn of chopped coriander leaves. Add required Sea Salt/Kal uppu. Mix well and cover with a lid. Do not open until serve.
  10. Serve hot with rice , any fried side dishes and even with chicken gravy

Notes

1. If you are in hurry add hot water to soak tamarind for 5 minutes.

2. Do not boil the rasam as it will lose the taste and flavor of the pepper rasam.

3. If your tomato is not ripen ,place it in a bowl and pour some hot water over the tomato and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then use it so.


2 Comments

  • Bavi

    August 4, 2016

    Hey this rasam recipe s very useful for newly wed (like me 🙂 ) who doesn’t Ve any clue about cooking :p
    It s very simple and I tried and got it very tasty.. now it s the favourite one of my husband (from my cooking :p )

    Reply
    • Nilashini

      August 4, 2016

      hi Bavi very happy that you & your family liked this.Hope you will try other recipes too. thank you 🙂

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