Tomato Rasam

 A popular South Indian soup recipe using tomatoes, which is a great accompaniment with white rice.

  1. Thinly chopped tomato-4 nos
  2. Oil- 1 1/2 tbsp
  3. Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  4. Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp
  6. Dry red chilly-2 nos
  7. Curry leaves-2 spring
  8. Crushed garlic-1 tsp
  9. Crushed small onion-2 nos
  10. Turmeric powder- 1/ tsp
  11. Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
  12. Rasam Powder-1 1/2 tbsp (Instant Homemade Rasam Powder)
  13. Hing / Asafoetida-a pich 
  14. Salt-to taste
  15. Tamarind - lemon size ball (soak in 1/2 cup hot water)
  16. Coriander leaves-to garnish
  • heat oil in a pan, when it is ho add mustard seeds followed by cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  • Add dry red chilly, curry leaves and shallots crushed.
  • Add garlic and tomato chopped.
  • Saute until mashed well.
  • Then add turmeric powder followed by pepper powder, hing and rasam powder.
  • Add 2 1/2  cups of water and salt.
  • When it boils add tamarind soaked water and cook for about 7-8 minutes.
  • Switch of the flame by sprinkling little pepper powder and coriander leaves on top.
Tomato Rasam Tomato Rasam Reviewed by fejnaem on 03:16 Rating: 5

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