Simple Tomato Rasam
2-3 Servings ~ 10-15 Minutes
  • 1 Medium Tomato - Roughly chopped
  • ¾ -1 Tsp Rasam Powder
  • ¼ Tsp Pepper Powder (Optional)
  • ¼ Tsp Cumin Powder (Optional)
  • ½ Tsp Sugar
  • 3-4 Curry Leaves
  • ½ Tsp Asafoetida
  • 2-3 Tbsp Chopped Coriander
  • ¼ Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp of Tamarind Pulp (¼ Cup of thin extract of Tamarind Juice)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp Oil

Simple Tomato Rasam


– In a mixer add the tomatoes, rasam, pepper and cumin powders along with salt , sugar and tamarind pulp. Grind into a fine paste.
– Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Splutter mustard seeds.
– Add Curry leaves and Asafoetida.
– Pour in the Tomato paste & 2-3 Cups of water; allow boiling.
– Add the Coriander leaves and let boil for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
– Remove from flame. Serve hot with Rice or drink as a soup.

Thoughts on “Simple Tomato Rasam

  1. Hi, Thanks for sharing such a simple rasam… Request you to post other rasam’s also that are made in south India.

  2. Your blog is great….can you please post the recipe of Jeera Rasam and Pepper Rasam as well… I can get the same in other blogs as well…but i like the way you explain in simple steps.. 😉

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