Chettinadu Pepper Rasam

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Chettinadu Pepper Rasam

Chettinadu Pepper Rasam

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1 cups toor daal cooked

  • 1 nos tamarind (lemon sized ball)

  • 1 nos tomato,chopped

  • 1 tbsp pepper(to grind)

  • 2 tsp jeera(to grind)

  • 6-7 nos garlic(to grind)

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds(to grind)

  • 3 nos red chili(to grind)

  • 1 pinch hing(to grind)

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves(chopped roughly to grind)

  • 1 sprig curry leaves(to grind)

  • 1 tsp salt,some to taste(to grind)

  • 2 tsp oil(to grind)


  • Mash the cooked dal well and add 2 cup water.
  • Grind the pepper corns and cumin seeds together and add garlic and grind well.
  • Soak tamarind in half cup water and take thick pulp out of it.
  • Add the tamarind paste to the dal. (Add water if its too thick)
  • Add the sliced tomato to the dal mixture and smash it with a spoon.
  • Heat a pan and add oil. When hot add mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaes.
  • Then add this to the dal- tamarind- tomato mixture.
  • Then add the garlic-pepper-cumin mixture to the dal.Mix well.
  • Add asafetida powder and salt and bring to a boil.Stir well.Reduce heat and cook till its done.
  • Once its cooked add chopped fresh coriander leaves.
  • Sieve the rasam before serving. (Optional)