Pacha Milagu Puli Rasam:
Thick tamarind paste 1-2 spoons(diluted with enough water)
Fresh green peppercorns 2 springs
Garlic with skin 8-10 cloves -semi crushed
Dry red chilies 5-8 torn into flakes
Curry leaves few
Rasam powder 1-2 spoons
Turmeric powder 1/4 spoon
Mustard seeds 1 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Asafoetida 1/4 spoon
Oil few spoons.
Heat oil in a vessel, add tempering spices, followed by crushed peppercorns, garlic, chili flakes etc. Add enough salt, turmeric and rasam powder to the same.
Further add tamarind water, continue heating over medium to high heat. Once it comes to boil, remove from heat.
Serve to go with plain steamed rice., that's comforting..right!