Tamarind Rasam | How to make Tamarind Rasam

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Created on 15th Oct 2015
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About Tamarind Rasam

My umma learned this rasam from one of her friends quite some time back and since then, she has been making it this way. Whenever she makes this, I am the last one to have rice, so that once my meal is done, I take the honour of cleaning up the bowl of the remaining rasam, I love this so much.

Tamarind Rasam is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Kerala. Tamarind Rasam is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Tamarind Rasam is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is few minute and it takes 20 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Tamarind Rasam. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Tamarind Rasam is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Tamarind Rasam is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Tamarind Rasam. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Tamarind Rasam at your home.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Tamarind Rasam

Ingredients to make Tamarind Rasam

  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 dry Chillies
  • 5 - 6 Curry leaves
  • 5 shallots, chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 tomato, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 large pieces of tamarind soaked in 1 cup of hot water
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp black pepper powder (add more if you want!)
  • Salt to taste

How to make Tamarind Rasam

  1. Heat coconut oil in a chatti (Wok). Splutter the mustard seeds. Fry the dry chilies and curry leaves for a minute.
  2. Pound the shallots, ginger and garlic in a mortar and pestle till nicely crushed. Add in the oil and fry for a couple of minutes or till the raw smell goes.
  3. Add in the onion and tomato and cook till the tomato is completely mashed up and the masala looks cooked. Add the cumin and turmeric and fry for a minute.
  4. Nicely mash the tamarind into the water for the pulp till completely done. Discard the tamarind and pour the pulpy water and the additional water into the pan.
  5. Bring to a boil and cook on a low flame for around 10 minutes. Sprinkle in the pepper powder, adjust the salt.
  6. Serve hot as it is, or with a bowl of rice.

Reviews for Tamarind Rasam (1)

Pranav Shah2 years ago
In my family, I'm usually the one to relish the rasam in the end :) Very good recipe