Rasam Andhra style

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4-5 red chillis
  • 1/2 spoon black pepper
  • 1 spoon coriander seeds
  • 2 garlic pods
  • 5 fresh curry leaves
  • 2 pinches ground dried turmeric
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 spoon fenurgreek, cumin and mustard seeds


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the a pinch of fenugreek seeds, red chillies, cumin seeds, black pepper, crushed garlic pod, curry leaves and mustard seeds. As they start to sputter, add water and tamarind and with hand crush all the ingredients. let it simmer for just 2min and then add pinch of turmeric and salt as per taste. The secret of this rasam is you should not let it boil for long.
  2. Now in a coffee grinder, crush black pepper, coriander seeds and a garlic pod coarsely and add to the rasam. Let it boil for just 2 min and switch off the stove and add corainder leaves and cover it with a lid. Rasam is ready! This tastes super good and is very healthy!

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