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Feb 27, 2011

Tomato Rasam/தக்காளி ரசம்

  1. Tomato     3no.s(medium size)
  2. Jeera/Cumin seeds     1 tbsp
  3. Pepper corns     1/2 tbsp
  4. Garlic Cloves    4no.s(small flakes)
  5. Curry leaves        few
  6. Coriander leaves    4-5 strings
  7. Turmeric powder    pinch
  8. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  9. Hing powder    1/4 tsp
  10. Dry red chillies    3-4 no.s
  11. Salt      as needed
  12. Oil   1tsp                                                                           
  • Boil about 1 cup of water,then put the washed tomatoes in the boiling water.
  • Let them boil for some 2-3 minutes,then remove from the boiling water and wash in cold water.
  • This helps to peel the skin from the tomatoes
  • crush the tomatoes nicely with hands 
  • Put the jeera,pepper corns and garlic flakes in a blender and grind coarsely.
  • Heat oil in an available vessel, add mustard seeds when it splutter add dry red chillies,curry leaves,hing and jeera-pepper powder,fry them well.
  • Pour the crushed tomatoes add 1 cup of water,stir well
  • Add enough salt and mix well once again.
  • Add a pinch of turmeric powder and chopped coriander leaves with the stems.
  • Close it with a lid and cook in medium heat .
  • When it starts boiling from the edges add some more coriander leaves and allow to boil for some 2minutes.
  • and  switch of the stove.
  • Should not boil completely,just half boiling is enough(see picture) then close it with the lid,let it stand for sometime.
  • Then the rasam is ready to serve for plain rice.


  1. I checked your blog and tried out tomato rasam today.. Turned out tooooo good.. Thank you :)

    1. Thank you so much for your feedback n glad that u liked it :)

  2. Hi, you are rasam receipes are very good....:-)

  3. Tried tomato rasam yesterday. It was awesome 👌
    Thanks for the great recipe.


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