Tomato Rasam Recipe

Quick Recipe

Rasam Pic: Priya Q

This is the most basic of the rasam recipe and quite simple to make. And yes this is the one mom used for pani puris too 🙂

Tamarind – 1 small lemon sized (soak in water and extract tamarind juice)

Ingredients for crushing
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Tomato – 2 nos (big)
Turmeric – ¼ tsp
Water – ¾ cup
Salt to taste
Rasam powder*

  1. Crush the ingredients (mentioned for crushing) and add to it tamarind juice extract
  2. Place it in a pan and boil
  3. On boiling add rasam powder and simmer the gas for few minutes
  4. Temper it by heating little oil + mustard seeds + 1 dry chili + 1 pinch asafoetida and add it to the prepared rasam.

For Rasam Powder*

Cumin (jeera) – ½ tsp
Coriander seeds – ½ tsp
Black pepper corns – 1-2 tsp
Garlic – 2-3 flakes

  1. Grind cumin and coriander seeds to fine powder
  2. In a blender crush pepper and garlic and add it to above powder
  3. Your rasam powder is ready!

Will get back with Garlic Rasam recipe tomorrow…till then happy cooking! 🙂

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