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Tomato Rasam



Tomato Rasam is a South Indian soupy dish made with tomatoes, tamarind, spices and is usually served as a side dish with rice. It is a comforting and flavorful dish that is easy to make and can be enjoyed by everyone. The main ingredients are tomatoes, tamarind, and a variety of spices such as cumin, coriander, mustard seeds, and curry leaves. The tomatoes are cooked until they are soft and then blended with tamarind and spices to make a flavorful broth. Tomato Rasam is a great way to add flavor to a meal and can be enjoyed with rice, dosa, or idli.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cooked and mashed tomatoes

2 cups

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

black pepper

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

tamarind paste

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat the ghee in a pan and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and black pepper.

Step 2:

Once the seeds start to crackle, add the mashed tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.

Step 3:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, tamarind paste, jaggery and salt to taste.

Step 4:

Cook for a few minutes until the mixture thickens.

Step 5:

Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 6:

Simmer for 10 minutes until the rasam thickens.

Step 7:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 18832 users have chowed down on Tomato Rasam a whopping 42745 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Tomato Rasam like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Tomato Rasam, our users are head over heels in february, but the interest cools down in june.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Tomato Rasam is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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