Jeerige Menasu Rasam
Jeerige Menasu Rasam is a South Indian soup flavored with cumin seeds and pepper . We have a huge variety when it comes to Rasams , but nothing to beat this one !
small gooseberry sized ball
Few curry leaves
Pinch turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Heat ghee in a pan .
Add cumin and peppercorns .
Roast till cumin sizzles and the pepper starts popping .
Remove from heat .
Let cool and crush in a blender or in a mortar and pestle to a fine powder .
Pressure cook the tomato in little water for 1 whistle .
When cool to handle , remove the skin and mash it .
Add the tamarind and curry leaves .
Add asafoetida , cumin pepper powder.
Add 2 cups water and let it come to a rolling boil.
Add turmeric and salt and boil for another 2-3 minutes .
Add coriander leaves.
Temper the rasam with cumin , mustard and asafoetida .
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