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Tomato Rasam Recipe | Thakkali Rasam Recipe

Tomato Rasam Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe is one of the everyday dishes on Indian lunch menu. It’s spicy, tangy, light, enjoy this quick rasam with hot rice, drizzled with ghee and papad on side.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Course Side dishes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 57 kcal


  • 1 medium Tomatoes chopped roughly
  • 1 Green Chilli slit
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed roughly
  • 3 cups Water
  • Coriander Leaves a handful
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • For Grinding:
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Take grinding ingredients in a blender and make it into a fine puree.
  • Heat oil in a sauce pan, add in mustard, cumin, asafoetida and curry leaves. Saute for 30 sec.
  • Add in the ground masala and cook till oil separates from it.
  • Now add in chilli, pepper and turmeric powder. Along with some salt and sugar mix well.
  • Now add in some chopped tomatoes and slit green chillies. Mix well.
  • Add in tamarind pulp and water. Mix well. Add in crushed garlic cloves and mix well.
  • Bring it to boil, once it starts to boil, turn off the heat and add in lots of chopped coriander leaves,
  • Mix well. Cover it till serving.
  • Serve with rice.


Nutrition Facts
Tomato Rasam Recipe | Thakkali Rasam Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 57 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 173mg5%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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