Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Miriyalu charu( pepper rasam)

Pepper rasam is very popular rasam all over in Andhra.It is a comfort rasam during winter season.It can be made easily with few spices.This is very good for kids especially when they caught cold during winter, gives a big relief and works great.Both of my kids caught cold so I  thought of preparing this rasam.My kids love to have this any time.Here my easy pepper rasam recipe.


  • Tamarind lemon size ball
  • tomato1
  • curry leaves 2 strings
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tspn
  • onion 1 small
  • green chilli 2
  • corriander 1 tbspn
  • garlic 7 to 10 pods
  • pepper 1 1/2 tbspn
  • jeera 1/2 tspn
  •  oil 2 tbspn
  • methi seeds 1/4 tspn
  • Mustard 1/2 tspn
  • Jaggary 1 tspn( optional)
  • Asafoetida 1/4 tspn
  • water 5 to 8 cups

 spice powder: grind pepper ,jeera,corriander seeds into powder and keep aside.


  • Boil water in a bowl,when it starts boiling add tamarind pulp( squeeze juice from tamarind),chopped onions,green chilli curry leaves,tomatoes(chopped),turmeric and salt
  • crush 3 pods garlic,1/2 tspn jeera,1 tspn corriander seeds.Add this crushed spices to the above bowl.Optionally we may add jaggary if we feel kids feel spicy.
  • Boil around 15 mins in medium heat.Add half  of spice powder to the boiling rasam.
  • Now for tadka heat 1 tbspn oil add mustard,jeera,redchillies,crushed garlic ,curryleaves,asafoetida,methi seeds and remaining spice powder.Yummy rasam is ready great during winter season.

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