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Tomato Rasam Recipe

Tomato Rasam Recipe  is a very popular South Indian traditional Hot & Tangy Tomato  Soup . It is south indian soup which is consumed on a daily after meal.

There Are variety of rasams…Tomato Rasam Recipe, Lady finger (Okra) Rasam, Drumstick Rasam. Fresh Homemade Rasam Masala is key  make Aromatic Rasam.

Tomato Rasam Recipe OR Pepper Rasam is also have medical value for cold and cough.  Rasam is best served with rice or can be sipped as soup. 

Rasam Can be make with lentils and veggies & peppers. kids love this simple  Tomato Rasam Recipe with Rice & Papadam (papad). Easy , Tasty and Tangy light broth that burst with hot , tangy flavours .

Lets see the step by step photograph Recipe

Tomato Rasam Recipe

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Tamarind (Puli) – 1 lemon sized 
Water – Half littre
Black Peppercorns (Kurumulagu, Kaali Mirch) – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds (Jeeragam, Jeera) – 1 tsp
Tomato (Thakkali, Tamatar) – 2 
Rasam Powder -2 tbsp
Salt to taste – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves (Malliyila, Kothimbir, Dhania Patta), chopped – 1 tbsp


  • Coconut Oil 
  • Mustard  Seeds (Kadugu, Rai) – 1/4 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies (Unaka Mulagu, Sukha Lal Mirch) – 1 
  • Curry Leaves (Kariveppila, Kadipatta, Karipatha) – 1 string


Soak the tamarind in warm water.

Kneading with your fingertips, extract juice and discard pulp.

Heat oil in a small pan add oil and fry tomatoes and corrieners leaves.

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Fry tomatoes till to  get mushy. keep aside.

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Heat  thick bottomed vessel,  add the Half liter of  water and Rasam Masala.

Tomato Rasam Recipe

Mix well

Now add Tamarind juice.

Stir and let it boil and add tomatoes.

Tomato Rasam Recipe


Heat oil ( i used little oil ) in   pan and splutter the mustard seeds.

Now add the curry leaves and dry red chillies 

Tomato Rasam Recipe

 Pour it seasoning over the Rasam.

Tomato Rasam Recipe

Allow rasam  to boil for 2 minutes. 

switch off the stove. Garnish Rasam with Coriander Leaves 

Tomato Rasam Recipe

Serve with rice or sip hot after Meal/ sadhya .

Hope you all like it. Do share your feedback and suggestions .. Will wait for your words ..


You can use cooked lentil (toor)

Increases quantity of black peppers as per  choice.

You can make these rasam with okra 

Also try my  Dal Tadka Recipe   Sambar Recipe , Mango Mhappas Recipe   Kumbalanga Moru Curry Recipe 



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