Tomato Rasam

3 Medium Size Ripe Tomatoes
4-5 Garlic Pods
Small Lime Size Tamarind
2 Tbsp Rasam Powder
Fist Full Coriander
2 Sprigs Curry Leafs
1/4 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 Tsp Cumin seeds
2-3 Dried Red Chillies
1 Pinch Asafoetida
3 Tbsp Cooked dhal
2 Tbsp Oil
Salt to taste

Lets Prepare:
  • Wash and cut the heads of the tomato cut into half add into a bowl along with tamarind and steam along with dhal in a pressure cooker for 2 to 3 whistles.
  • Add extra water in the dhal before cooking we will use the dhal water for rasam.
  • Once the tomatoes have cooked add the extra dhal water to the tomato and extract the pulp from the tomato using a strainer sieve add water if its to sour.

  • To the extracted tomato rasam add salt crushed garlic, curry leafs, coriander along with steam and place the rasam on medium flame bring to a boil add the rasam podi.
  • Once the rasam starts to froth and boil stir and remove from flame cover and set aside.
  • Heat a fry pan add oil  fry the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dried red chillies, asafotida  and temper the rasam mix well and serve hot...Enjoy...:)

Lot of you have requested rasam recipe I've finally uploaded both the recipes  podi and rasam try the recipes out and post your comments...:)

Tomato Rasam...:)


  1. hi akka ,
    thanks so much for posting this recipe.yummy tomato rasam .iam going to start now itself.
    thanks once again

  2. We at home love rasam, can have everday.

  3. Hi first time I think on your blog - I am a HUGE ardent devotee of both Babas and loved to see them first thing on your blog :) Rasam and the pciture of the ingredients looks mouth watering :) Glad to have found you

  4. Hi wat dhal ru using for tis recipe... Thks

  5. Hi Keira its split pigeon peas/thoor dal

  6. Thanks a lot for this wonderful rasam recipe. I watched the video that you put on Youtube. I then made it and it came out really well. I was out of garlic, so did not add that.. but even without garlic this turned out great.
    Thanks again,

  7. Video cant be viewed.. it says private


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