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Sunday, April 12, 2009

I ate tomato rasam at Sangeeta's place first and liked very much,the tangy taste and flavor of tomatoDrooling.Then I decided to try on my own as I usually make garlic rasam and paruppu rasam always!Hypnotized. Then I made some changes according to my convenience and taste and now a days I like this very much! DSC_2441


Red ripe tomatoes 3 nos.,big
Tamarind extract 1 tblsp (thick)
Rasam powder 1/2 tblsp aprox.
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Coriander leaves 1-2 tblsp
Salt As needed
Sugar 1/2 tsp

To temper:

Mustard 1 tsp
Red chillies 2-3 nos.
Jeera 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1/2 tsp
Ghee 2 tsp


  1. Soak tamarind in hot water and extract the juice and keep aside. Chop the tomatoes and keep aside. Heat kadai and temper with the tempering items,given in the "To Temper" table.
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  3. Add the chopped tomatoes to it,with salt and fry for 4-5 minutes in medium flame.
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  5. Continur frying until it becomes mushy.
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  7. Add 3 cups water,curry leaves torn and the tamarind extract.
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  9. Boil for 4-5 minutes.Lastly add the rasam powder,sugar and just boil for a minute or two.
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  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or just enjoy as soup!
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tomato rasam

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