1/2 teaspoon pepper
1tsp cummin seeds
2 pinch asafoetida
2 pinch turmeric powder
salt to taste
4 cups water
2/3 teaspoon tamcon (tamarind paste)
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
a little curry / corriander leaves
1 teaspoon oil
Make a powder of pepper and cummin seeds.
Add tamcon, pepper cummin powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder and salt to 3 cups of water and allow to boil for five minutes on high heat.
Add the rest of water and allow to boil for just 2 minutes.
Let mustard seeds splatter in hot oil and pour it on the rasam. Garnish with curry/corriander leaves.