Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Blackeyes peas Rasam/Alasande Rasam

Alasandekaalu is black eye peas. The stew of black eye peas is used to prepare the rasam or curry. The stew is boiled with tomato puree, spices and garlic to get a fantastic rasam or soup or curry. The rasam is added to the Rice and the boiled black eye peas is made as sundal/ Usali. The combination of three makes a perfect lunch or dinner.This is one of my favorite, hope you all like it once you prepare.
Preparation time: 30min
Servings: 6-8

Black eye peas boiled Stew -3cups
Green chilli -2
Red Chilli-2
Chopped Coriander leaves-2 tspoon
Garlic -8
Mustard -1/2 tspoon
Jeera powder/Cumin powder-2 tspoon
Black pepper -1/4 tspoon
Curry Leaves
Asafoetida-1/4 tspoon
Tamarind concentrate -2 tspoon
Salt as per taste


  1. Take a Pestle and mortar, Crush Red chilli, green chilli, jeera, black pepper, Garlic to get coarse paste
  2. Take Tomato and squeeze it using palm in a bowl and make a rough puree or blend in a mixie.
  3. Take a Kadai add oil, When oil is hot add mustard seeds, Asafoetida, curry leaves, Coarse paste prepared, Chopped coriander leaves, Tamarind concentrate and tomato coarse puree and mix well.
  4. Add Black eye peas stew, salt as per taste, cumin powder and mix well. Bring it to boil for 5min.
  5. The tasty Rasam is ready to serve with rice.
  6. Click the link Black eye peas sundal/Usali