Thursday, November 18, 2010


Dal water        1 cup( from cooked toor dal)
Tomato           2 chopped
Tamarind         gooseberry size
Garlic             3 pods
Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
Salt                to taste
Rasam Powder   3 tsp
Coriander leaves    few
For Seasoning :
Oil          1 tbsp
Mustard, urad dal, hing and curry leaves.
Boil tomato and tamarind in one cup of water for about 3 mins.When cool mix well and discard the skin of tomatoes and tamarind seed(if any).
Mix dal water, turmeric powder, rasam powder, salt to the above mixture.
Chop the coriander and crush the garlic with the skin.
 Heat oil and start seasoning. Add the rasam water and  leave to cook in medium flame.
Switch off the gas as soon as  forth comes in rasam.Boiling the rasam for longer time  will spoil the taste.
Add coriander and garlic at last.
Serve  hot for white rice.
Note: Rasams loose its taste and aroma if boiled. Always add garlic with skin after switching off the gas.Rasam helps to ease digestion and keeps away cold.


  1. mazhai neram ipo... sooda kudithal super ah irukum... looks lovely..

  2. Thanks for your comments.

  3. Thank you Kurinji and Chitra.

  4. Authentic recipe! I tried this..yummy.