Special Tomato Rasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups warm tomato soup
  • 6-7 peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 sprig mint leaves
  • 1 whole red chilli
  • 1 marble-sized piece jaggery
  • 1 sprig coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-inch piece tamarind
  • 4-5 cups water
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • a pinch cinnamon powder

How to Make Special Tomato Rasam

  • Roast the pepper and cumin seeds together. Grind under stone or in grinder. Add to soup.
  • Add the curry, mint, coriander leaves, bay leaf, chilli, salt, tamarind, jaggery and rub to crush the ingredients. Or run a hand mixie for a few seconds.
  • Add water, bring to a boil.
  • In a small crucible, heat ghee, asafoetida and cinnamon powder.
  • Add a few cumin seeds.
  • When they splutter, add them to the rasam. Boil for 2 mins.
  • Serve hot with rice and papad.