Sunday, January 2, 2011

Rasam रसम


Rasam is a delicious and tangy Tomatoes soup from South India.


  • Water  6 glass
  • Tomatoes whole 1 kg
  • Tamarind  pulp with seeds 25 gram
  •  Salt to taste
  •  Chilli to taste
  •  Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  •  Haldi powder 1 teaspoon
  •  Khatai powder 2 teaspoon
  •  Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  •  Heing pea-size
  •  Mustard powder 1 teaspoon

Tarka (Tempering) Ingredients
  • Roasted Red Chillies Whole 10-12
  •  Karhi patta 6-8
  •  Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  •  Mustard whole 1 teaspoon
  •  Oil 50 ml

  • Green Chillies chopped for garnish
  • Fresh Coriander leaves chopped for garnish  a few


  • Add tomatoes and tamarind to the water and boil till tomatoes become tender.
  • Sieve through malaml(Muslin) cloth to remove the seed and skin.
  • Re-heat the pulpy mass add spices and cook for 10-15 minutes on medium to high flame.
  • Now in a frying pan heat oil, add mustard when pop up add other tempering material and fry till garlic is golden brown. Now pour this over prepared Soup.
  • Rasam Soup is ready Serve hot with garnish.