Rasam | How to make Rasam

By Sakshi Khanna  |  8th Jul 2015  |  
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  • Rasam, How to make Rasam
Rasam Recipeby Sakshi Khanna
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About Rasam

It is a sour, spicy and hearty South Indian soup, bursting with the flavors of a variety of herbs and spices.

Rasam is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Rasam has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sakshi Khanna is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Rasam recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Rasam is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 40 minutes. This is recipe of Rasam is perfect to serve 4 people. Rasam is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Rasam. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Rasam by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Rasam

  • 1/2 cup Tamarind water
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2-3 Dry red chilies
  • 2 tsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • A pinch or two of Asafoetida/Hing
  • 3 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp Black pepper
  • 6-7 Garlic chopped
  • Salt to taste

How to make Rasam

  1. Grind cumin seeds, black pepper and garlic to a semi coarse powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add dry red chilles, hing and curry leaves on low flame.
  3. Add tomatoes and saute till tomatoes are soft.
  4. Now add the semi coarse spice powder along with turmeric powder. Stir well.
  5. Add the tamarind water with salt and stir.Leave it to boil for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and add coriander leaves
  7. Serve Rasam hot with rice/papad.

Reviews for Rasam (8)

Priya Elizabeth6 days ago

Awesome delicious

Vivek Kashyap3 months ago

Mast hai

Shah Shilpaa year ago


Felcy Rodriguesa year ago


Raj Khan2 years ago

yummy yummy

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago


Anuradha Vaddadi2 years ago

yes, I have made this rasam recipe and it is wonderfully tasty and spicy.

Kusum Bajaj2 years ago


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