Aug 5, 2014

Thippili Rasam Recipe / Kandathippili Rasam Recipe / Kandat/ Long Pepper Rasam Recipe / Pippali Rasam Recipe

Thanks to my perimma who gave this recipe to me, it is such a healthy one. Infact if you ever have cold or not feeling that well. This will come as a saver for you.

You have to try this out to see the taste of this to the core..Check out my other rasam recipes as well..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins + 15 mins cooking dal
Serves : 4 to 6


Tomato - 1 large chopped
Tamarind Pulp - 2 tblspn
Toor Dal / Tuvaram paruppu - 1/4 cup cooked dal
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp

For Masala:
Oil - 1 tsp
Thippili / Long pepper - 2 tblspn
Whole Pepper - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 2
Coriander Seeds / Malli - 2 tblspn
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Garlic - 3 cloves

For Tempering:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu paruppu - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya podi - a pinch
Curry Leaves a sprig


Heat 1 tsp of oil and add in all the ingredients given for masala except cumin seeds. Roast it for couple of mins. Now take it in a blender and add in cumin seeds. Grind it to a coarse mix.

Now heat oil in a kadai. Add in all seasoning ingredients and saute for a min.

Add in tomatoes and cook for couple of mins till it turns mushy.

Add in salt, sugar and turmeric powder. Mix well.

Add in ground masala and saute for couple of mins.

Add in water, tamarind pulp and mix well. Bring this to a boil.

Add in cooked mashed dal and mix well. Bring this to boil once, once it reaches a boil point turn off the heat.

Serve this with rice.

Take all your ingredients

You need some of these thippili or long pepper

Heat oil in a kadai

Add in thippili, curry leaves, pepper, coriander, red chilli

add in garlic

saute it for a min

take it in a blender

add in cumin seeds

crush it

Now heat oil in a kadai

Add in all tempering spices

saute for a min

add in tomatoes

saute well

add in turmeric, salt and sugar

saute for 5 mins

add in ground masala

saute for couple of mins

add in tamarind pulp

mix well

add in some more water

Simmer this for a while

add in cooked dal

once it reaches boil, turn off the heat



  1. Healthy rasam. Will try soon. Today I tried your prawn masala and microwave Mysore Pak. My husband loved the sweet very much and ate 3 pieces in a go. I loved the prawn masala. Thanks for sharing recipes like these.

  2. wow...hw could u manage to click at every stage in all ur posts... thts wonderful..

  3. Hi Aarthi,I am also from Nagercoil. Could you tell me where can I get this kandanthippili in ngl? All of your recipes are really awesome. Thanks

  4. Just had this morning... Prepared by my mother... Divine 🙏

  5. What is the name in malayalam & english forr Thippali or long peppers?

  6. @Maryit is long pepper in english. not sure about malayalam.


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