Wednesday, 9 January 2013



Tomato puree-1 cup(Chop 2 tomatoes and grind)
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Black Pepper-1 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Red chillies-3
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
Tamarind Extract-1 cup(soak 1 lemon sized ball of tamarind in slight hot water and squeeze the juice)
Curry leaves-5 to 6 leaves
Coriander leaves-for garnishing
Garlic-6 nos
salt-required amount
oil-required amount


1.Grind cumin seeds,whole pepper seeds,garlic,red chillies into a coarse paste.

2.Heat oil in the pan,add mustard seeds,asafoetida,tomato puree.saute it well until the raw smell goes off.

3.Now add tamarind extract,turmeric powder,required amount of salt  to the pan.Reduce the flame,let it be until the rasam starts to boil.(don't let the rasam to boil as it reduce the flavour and taste).

4.Finally add curry leaves,corainder leaves for garnishing and remove from the stove.

5.Serve hot with rice.


  1. wow...I was searching for this mom use to prepare this....thank you dear

  2. hi subha..thank you so much..please try and give suggestions