Here is an easy and instant tomato rasam, which i tried and tested. When i gone to India, i thought this rasam to my hubby. This is an easy way of making rasam. No need to soak tamarind, no rasam powder. With 10 mins you can make this rasam. Taste also will be great and aroma no chance. Just give a try and let me know how it turns out.
Serves : 2-3
Prep Time : 3 mins Cooking time : less than 10 mins
Tomato : 1 big sized chopped
Pepper corns : 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Dry red chilly : 1
Garlic : 3
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 2 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Hing : a generous pinch
Coriander leaves : for garnishing
Curry leaf : few
Salt to taste
Sugar : a pinch (optional)
- Set all ingredients ready. Except tomato take pepper, cumin, garlic and red chilly to a blender. Make coarse powder. Then add in chopped tomato, give a speed and blend it to smooth.
2. Heat oil in a pan, crack mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves. Then add this tomato puree with a cup of water, turmeric powder, salt and a pinch of sugar. Allow it to boil for 5 mins on medium heat. Turn of heat, then add in coriander leaves.
Serve with white rice.
- Adding a pinch of sugar will balance taste of tomato.
- Adding coriander leaves after turn off the heat, will give nice aroma to rasam.