Tomato Rasam

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About Tomato Rasam

Tomato rasam is one of the many varieties of rasam made in Tamil households. It is light and flavorful. Can be even given to toddlers.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Served AsLunch
Recipe TasteSaltySpicyTangy
Servings - 2


  • a Tamarind or lemon the size lemon
  • 1 tbsp Tuvar Dal
  • 1/2 cubes Tomato cut into
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Sambar Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • to Temper
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 1 leaves Curry
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  • Soak the tamarind and tuvar dal in water separately for 30 minutes.
  • In a small deep vessel, take the juice squeezed out of the tamarind. Add sambar powder, salt, tomato, green chillies and let it boil for 15 minutes.
  • Boil the tuvar dal in a pressure cooker and mash well.
  • Once the tamaring mixture is reduced to 1/3rd the quantity, add the mashed tuvar dal and mix well. Add water to make it a watery consistency.
  • Boil for 1-2 minutes and turn off the flame.
  • Heat ghee in a small kadai and add mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves. Once they splutter, add it to the rasam. Enjoy with hot rice!

Recipe Notes

You can add coriander leaves for garnishing.
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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

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