Tomato Rasam without Rasam Powder

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Tomato rasam is a tasty and tangy authentic South Indian soup-like dish made by simmering tomato water, garlic, spices, and herbs. It acts as comfort food for cold, cough, and helps in digestion

Tomato Rasam without Rasam Powder, Dal

YIELD

4 people

TYPE

Soup / Curry

TIME

35 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a blender, add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorn, garlic cloves, dry red chilies, and coriander stalk

STEP

2

Grind it to a coarse paste and keep it aside for later use

STEP

3

In a pan with medium heat, boil tomatoes and 1 spring of curry leave with half a cup of water. Allow the tomatoes to cook until it turns soft and cool it down completely

STEP

4

Transfer the tomato water mixture to another bowl and add 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, coriander leaves, tamarind water, and salt and mix everything well by mashing tomatoes with hands

STEP

5

Now in a pan with medium heat, pour oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, fenugreek seeds, dry red chili, 1 spring of curry leaves, asafoetida/hing, and stir fry until it splutters

STEP

6

Add the grind coarse rasam mix and saute until it turns aromatic

STEP

7

Now pour the prepared tomato water mixture into it and give a nice mix

STEP

8

Finally, simmer the heat and add the crushed garlic cloves

STEP

9

Allow the tomato rasam to cook until it starts to puffs up

STEP

10

Switch off the heat and now the flavorful tomato rasam is ready for you to serve and enjoy

STEP

11

Serve the delicious tomato rasam with white rice along with papad/appalam or vathal