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Quick Garlic Rasam Recipe

Quick Garlic Rasam is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
Author :
On :
Thursday, 20 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Tamarind - a small ball or Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
  • Tuvar dal - 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper - 1 tsp (add according to hotness required)
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Garlic - 2
  • For Garnishing:
  • 1 tsp - Ghee
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • A few Kadi patta
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • How to Make Quick Garlic Rasam:

    1. Soak the tamarind in water and remove the extract (about 2 cups) from it.
    2. Take it in a vessel and add salt and allow it to boil until the smell of tamarind is gone.
    3. Soak the Tuvar dal in water for a 1/2 hour or until it is soft.
    4. Grind the soaked dal along with black pepper, jeera and garlic and make it into a thick paste.
    5. Add this to the tamarind paste and allow it to boil for a minute until the white froth comes up and then remove from the fire.
    6. For garnishing, take a little ghee in a kadai add the mustard seeds, asafoetida powder and kadi patta.
    7. Once done add this to the rasam.


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