Tomato Rasam

Tomato Rasam - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
This being a variety of rasam, which is made purely with tomatoes and with few spices and herbs and this also served along with steamed rice. A must food in south Indian meals, also good for digestion and can also be served as soup.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Chettinad, Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5


  • 4 Tomato â nos
  • 2 cup Water litre â
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds â
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds â
  • 2 Red Chillies â nos
  • 4 leaves Coriander â
  • 3 cloves Garlic â
  • a leaves Curry â
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida â
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns â
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 tsp Oil


  • Blanch the tomatoes and grind those tomatoes to a puree. Pour them in a bowl, along with water.
  • Take 1 ½ tsp of cumin seeds, garlic and peppercorns in mixier and coarsely grind it.
  • Finely chop the coriander leaves along with the stalk and put them into the tomato water.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, put mustard, cumin, curry leaves and red chillies(pinched) and wait till they crackle. Put the coarse grounded mixture and fry them till the raw smell goes off.
  • Pour in the tomato water, sprinkle with asafetida. Wait till it starts boiling. Once it starts boiling, put in low flame for about 10 mins.

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