Tomato Rasam | How to make Tomato Rasam

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  20th Nov 2016  |  
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About Tomato Rasam Recipe

Many South Indian rasams are based on tomatoes. Typical rasam is made with little tamarind extract, tomatoes and seasoned with pepper, curry leaves, asafoedita and coriander leaves. This rasam is also with basic ingredients, but I have skipped the tamarind extract and rasam powder.

Tomato Rasam is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan teaches how to make Tomato Rasam step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Tomato Rasam in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Tomato Rasam at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Tomato Rasam takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Tomato Rasam is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Tomato Rasam is a good option for you. The flavour of Tomato Rasam is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Tomato Rasam and impress your family and friends.

Tomato Rasam

Ingredients to make Tomato Rasam

  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon asafoetdia powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • few curry leaves
  • coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • salt
  • For semi coarse paste:(grind the pepper, cumin and garlic semi coarsely without any water}
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 10 garlic cloves with skin ( using knife just cut the nip at the end of the clove)
  • 1 tomato chopped (made into paste)
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek
  • 2 dried red chillies

How to make Tomato Rasam

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the fenugreek. When it turns golden brown add the mustard seeds, urad dal and broken red chillies.
  2. When the red chilly turns brown add the garlic, cumin and pepper paste. Saute on low flame.
  3. When the garlic paste slightly turns brown add the chopped tomatoes and curry leaves.
  4. Saute it till the tomatoes soften and add the tomato paste. When the paste absorbs the oil add 1 to 1.5 cups of water and add the turmeric powder, asafoetida powder and sugar. Mix them well and allow for a gentle boil.
  5. Finally add the coriander leaves and lemon juice. Switch off the flame and close it with a lid. Serve it hot with potato fry.

Reviews for Tomato Rasam (1)

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Looks really tempting... i love having it with simple boiled rice... yumm

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