Tomato Rasam | How to make Tomato Rasam

By Minakhi Behera  |  11th Feb 2018  |  
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About Tomato Rasam Recipe

South Indian delicacy.

Tomato Rasam, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Tomato Rasam is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Tomato Rasam has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Minakhi Behera is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Tomato Rasam, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Tomato Rasam. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Minakhi Behera. The recipe of Tomato Rasamis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Tomato Rasam is 20 minute. This recipe of Tomato Rasam is perfect to serve 4. Tomato Rasam is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

Tomato Rasam

Ingredients to make Tomato Rasam

  • tomatoes 10 should the ripe
  • tamarind pulp a lemon size ball
  • garlic 5 pods
  • onion one
  • 10 no of bhindi.(optional)
  • Dry red chili 3
  • To make powder
  • curry leaves 2sprigs
  • chana dal 1 tbsp
  • urad dal 1 tbsp
  • 5 black pepper corns
  • 2 dry chili
  • One tbsp whole coriander
  • sugar 1 tsp
  • salt
  • oil

How to make Tomato Rasam

  1. Soak the tamarind pulp in a cup of water.
  2. Wash the tomatoes and grind them into a paste.
  3. Wash and pat dry the bhindis. Chop into 2 halves.
  4. Heat a kadhai. Add dry red chili and whole coriander,fry for 2 second. Add ingredients mentioned along with one sprig of curry leaves. Fry for one minute on low flame. Cool down and make a powder. It may not be too fine. So don't worry.
  5. Place a saucepan on flame. Dilute the tamarind paste with 3 cups water. Bring to a boil. Add tomato paste. Cover and let boil for 6 to 8 minutes.
  6. Mean while heat oil in a kadhai. Add bhindis. Sprinkle little salt. Saute on a high heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the fried bhindi to the boiling soup.
  8. Now add 2 tbsp of the rasam powder we have made earlier. Add salt and sugar.
  9. Mix well.check for seasoning. Cover and cook.
  10. Now for tadka heat some oil the kadhai. Add punch phoron. When they crackle add dry red chili and curry leaves. Cube the onion and separate the petals. Just crush the garlic slightly. Add them to the oil. Fry a little just to change their color.
  11. Add this tadka to the boiling tomato rasam.
  12. Boil for a minute and take off the flame. Keep covered for 5 minutes so that the rasam soaks the tadka Flavour.
  13. Serve hot.

My Tip:

You can add hing for tadka also. Hing goes well with sour gravys and soups. It gives a distinct flavour to the recipe.

Reviews for Tomato Rasam (1)

Milli Garg9 months ago

It goes well with steamed rice.

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