Tomato Rasam | Thakali Rasam | Easy Tomato Rasam recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Learn how to make easy and simple tomato rasam. Rasam is one of the south Indian food made almost every day in many homes. My mom makes rasam almost everyday or alternative days. I follow the same as my daughter always ask Rasam rice only. It is one of the most comforting meal when we fall ill too.
There are many variations of making Rasam. I am sharing one of the simple way of making tomato rasam with handful of ingredients. We use more tomatoes and less tamarind for this rasam. You can completely skip tamarind too and increase the tomatoes used. I used my homemade rasam powder to make this rasam.
Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes
How to make Tomato Rasam with step by step pictures
Take two medium tomatoes and chop them finely.
Take small lemon sized tamarind and boil them in water
Extract tamarind and keep it ready.
Crush the garlic in hand mortar.
Heat oil and temper with mustard, urad dal and red chillies.
Once it browns add the finely chopped tomatoes.
Saute nicely till tomatoes turn mushy
Then add the prepared tamarind extract
Then add 2 cups of water. Adjust the consistency as you require.
Now add turmeric powder,asaefoetida, rasam powder and crushed garlic. I forgot to add garlic and added it later.
Allow it to boil nicely.
Switch off the flame and garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.
Serve with hot rice