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rasam soup



Rasam Soup is a traditional South Indian soup that is known for its health benefits and appealing tangy taste. It is usually made from tomato, tamarind, spices and herbs like coriander and curry leaves. Rasam soup is beneficial in improving digestion and helping to fight off cold and flu. It is typically served with rice, but can also be enjoyed as a savoury drink.

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tomatoes (chopped)


tamarind paste

1 tablespoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

black pepper

1/2 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

asafoetida (hing)

1/4 teaspoon

curry leaves

2 sprigs

coriander leaves (chopped)

1 bunch

Salt to taste

Oil for cooking



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, and cumin seeds.

Step 2:

When the seeds splutter, add tomatoes and tamarind paste and cook until the tomatoes soften.

Step 3:

Add turmeric powder, black pepper, salt, and water. Bring it to boil.

Step 4:

Simmer for 15 minutes. Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Step 5:

Serve the rasam soup hot as an appetizer or with rice.

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