Tomoto/Thakkali Rasam

This tomato rasam is easy to cook. U no need to add any dals/lentils and tamarind in this rasam. This is simple rasam, using cooked tomatoes. Tomato rasam is a lip-smacking liquid food which can be consumed as a drink and or with hot rice. This rasam is my all time favourite and easy to cook also. Ok lets start with cooking the tomato rasam.

Serves : 3-4

Prep Time 5 mins      Cooking Time : 10 mins


Tomato : 3 Medium size

Turmeric powder : 1 tsp

Rasam powder : 2 tsp

Garlic Crushed : 2

Salt to taste

Curry leaves : 10

Coriander leaves a handful

For Tempering:

Oil : 2tsp

Mustard seed : 1 tsp

Hing : a pinch

Dry red chilly : 1


  1. First wash the tomatoes and take it to a sauce pan. Add water and cook for 5 mins. Once it cools down, peel of the skin as in pic below.

img-20161222-wa00052. Then mash it in your hand and add water, rasam powder, crushed garlic, turmeric powder, curry leaves and salt. img-20161222-wa00093. Give a nice boil till tomato raw smell leaves and temper with mustard seed, hing, oil, and dry red chilly. Switch off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with white rice or can drink as a soup alsoimg-20161222-wa000820161222_085128.jpg

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