2.Jeera/cumin seeds-1\2 tsp
3.Garlic pods- 5-8
4.coriander seeds-1\2 tsp
7.Tamarind-1\2 lemon size
8.salt to taste
12.Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
1.Soak tamarind in water & take juice.
2.Grind pepper,jeera,garlic,coriander seeds,curry leaves(i grind because kids will take out in it is leafy)1\2 tomato to a coarse.
3.Heat oil in a kadai,add mustard,when it splutters add the ground masala & mix.
4.Then add tamarind juice and squeeze 1\2 tomato,turmeric powder,salt & mix well.
5.When the rasam form bubble & starts to boil ,off the stove & close the kadai.
(my MIL use to say rasam should not boil).
Try it out.