Tomato Rasam | How to make Tomato Rasam

By Ritu Sharma  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Tomato Rasam Recipe

Tomato Rasam is a famous South Indian soup which is prepared with tomatoes, tamarind and a variant of spices!

Tomato Rasam is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Tomato Rasam by Ritu Sharma has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Tomato Rasam at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Tomato Rasam takes few minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Tomato Rasam is a good option for you. The flavour of Tomato Rasam is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Tomato Rasam on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Tomato Rasam recipe on the page below.

Tomato Rasam

Ingredients to make Tomato Rasam

  • 8-10 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup tamarind water
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 Dry red chilies
  • 8-10 garlic chopped
  • I inch ginger
  • 2-3 curry leaves
  • 2 tbspVegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida/Hing
  • salt to taste

How to make Tomato Rasam

  1. Blanch the tomatoes, let them cool and mash to make a smooth puree
  2. Add coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, black pepper and cumin seeds in a grinder and make a coarse paste
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when they splutter add urad dal to it. Stir fry until it becomes slightly brown.
  4. Add hing, red chillies, and curry leaves to it. Stir fry for 2-3 mins.
  5. Add the spice paste and turmeric powder and fry for 1 minute.
  6. Now add in the tomato puree along with tamarind water and water.
  7. Bring to boil and simmer for 10 mins.
  8. Season with salt and coriander leaves. Serve hot!

Reviews for Tomato Rasam (8)

Berlin Esther5 months ago


Shipra Bhandaria year ago


Jeevan Gowdaa year ago

11/2 water when to add?

priya gopinathana year ago


Eltiyasha Guptaa year ago


Nita Paul2 years ago

we geneally make this

Chaya Anja2 years ago


Meenu Pundir2 years ago

Very nice

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