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

A popular South Indian soup which is prepared with vegetables, a tangy taste from tamarind and complimented with a various number of spiced. This hearty dish is also enjoyed with rice.

Rasam is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Tamil Nadu. 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 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 40 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 Rasam. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. 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 Rasam is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Rasam. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Rasam at your home.


Ingredients to make Rasam

  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup tamarind water
  • 8-10 garlic chopped
  • 5-6 Dry red chilies
  • 4 tbspVegetable oil
  • 4 tsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3-4 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp asafoetida/Hing
  • 10-15 curry leaves
  • salt to taste

How to make Rasam

  1. Grind cumin seeds, garlic and black pepper into a semi coarse powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, once it splutters, add dry red chilles, hing and curry leaves on low flame.
  3. Add tomatoes and stir fry until the tomatoes become soft.
  4. Now add the semi coarse powder along with turmeric powder. Stir well.
  5. Pour the tamarind water with salt and stir.Leave it to boil.
  6. Remove from heat and add coriander leaves, stir well.

Reviews for Rasam (2)

Pavana Shettya year ago


Sumathi M2 years ago

Excellent. Would also suggest to grind two TSP of coriander seeds also along with pepper and garlic for enhanced flavour.

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