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Garam masala Rasam is a type of thin and spicy lentil soup which is an integral part of any South Indian meal but is different from the popular sambhar.There are many version of rasam, some are made with lentil and some are made without using any lentil ,taste almost like a spicy tomato or vegetable broth

Rasam is a simple south indian recipe made with simple ingredients which are available in our house. It is had with rice.

About Recipe

How to make Rasam

(12 ratings)
6 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
25 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Tomatoes
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : November 10, 2016

Ingredients used in Rasam
• Tamarind pulp - 1/4 cup.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Rasam powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Medium sized tomato chopped - 1 number.
• Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Pepper - 3/4 tea spoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Urd dal - 1 tea spoon.
• Cloves of garlic - 2 number.
• Salt - to taste.
• Ghee - as required.
• Mustard seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Dry red chilies - 2 number.
  • Heat little ghee, add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Then add red dry chillies, tomatoes, garlic cloves and a little water and let it cook till tomatoes are slightly tender.
  • Roast together urad dal, cumin seeds, peppercorns and fenugreek seeds in a pan then grind to a fine powder.
  • Once the tomatoes are cooked, add one more cup of water along with rasam powder, turmeric powder, salt, tamarind and the ground masala, cook it by stirring occasionally on medium flame.
  • Serve Rasam with hot rice.

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vahuser Posted on Sun Jan 13 2013

This is great recipe, but you forgot to put the red chillies in the ingredients list

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vahuser Posted on Sat Dec 10 2011

very fantastic and easy process

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vahuser Posted on Thu May 06 2010

My Daughter like Rasam very much.... but I am a Rajasthani.... could not make it any time unless I saw this receipe on Vahre vah... thanks

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vahuser Posted on Sun Feb 07 2010

Hi I tried this recipe and made fantastic rasam.Thanks a lot for explaining it in simple terms...i am becoming a cooking pro, bro!!

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vahuser Posted on Fri Jan 18 2008

Hi .. This is really such a delicious recipe I have ever came across. Mu husband loves this Rasam and I always prefer this one rather than many older versions. Tnx fr sharing such a delicious recipe. cheers.. Sophia.

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vahuser Posted on Thu Dec 06 2007

Authentic rasam

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