Easy Rasam Recipe

Friday, April 11, 2014

Easy Rasam Recipe

Easy Rasam Recipe

Rasam or Chaaru or Saaru is a South Indiansoup.It is eaten with rice or separately as a spicy soup. 
In Tamil language, 'Rasam' means 'juice;. It can refer to any juice but simply rasam commonly referred to the one prepared with Tamarind/Tomato juice with added spices. 

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total Time:20 mins
Serves: 2

  • Tamarind Small 
  • Tomato 1-2
  • homemade-rasam-powder 1- 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/8 tsp
  • Salt As needed
  • Coriander leaves, chopped 1 tblsp
  • Curry leaves 5

To Temper
  • Ghee/ Oil 1 tblsp
  • Mustard 1 tsp
  • Red chilli 2
  • Jeera 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves 1 sprig

1)Soak tamarind in hot water for 30 mins and extract its juice and keep aside. or get tarmarind extract from market. 

2)Heat kadai add tomatoes in few drops of oil with a pich of salt until soft. Add the tamarind extract, turmeric, curry leaves and coriander leaves.

3)Bring to boil and add the rasam powder, salt and sugar.Mix well and just bring to boil.Switch off the flame and transfer to the serving bowl. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Step (3)

Step (4)

4)Temper with the ingredients given under ‘To temper’.
5)Serve hot with rice and enjoy