Tomato Rasam without Dal and Tamarind

Tomato Rasam without Dal and Tamarind | Tomato Rasam

Tomato rasam without dal and tamarind: A simple, easy and delicious tomato rasam made without using tamarind, dal, jaggery, onion or garlic.

Tomato rasam or tomato saaru or tomato charu is a very popular dish of South India. A simple, comforting and yummy dish to have at any time of the day. This tomato rasam is a perfect blend of tomatoes and spices.

It pairs with rice, a simple vegetable fry and papad tastes fabulous. You can also serve it as an appetizer or soup. 

This tomato rasam is so simple, even a novice can make it. If you have rasam powder and tomatoes in hand you are good to go. Don’t have rasam powder? No worries, I have shared the recipe for making the instant rasam powder below. Let’s see how did I make it.

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Tomato Rasam without Dal and Tamarind | Tomato Rasam

Tomato Rasam without Dal and Tamarind | Tomato Rasam

Tomato rasam without dal and tamarind: A simple, easy, and delicious tomato rasam recipe made without using tamarind, dal, jaggery, onion or garlic.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course Lunch, Side Dish, Starter
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Tomato rasam, Tomato rasam without dal and tamarind, Tomato rasam without onion and garlic
Servings4 people
Author Geetanjali

INGREDIENTS ( 1 CUP = 250 ML )

  • 4 red tomatoes large size
  • 2 cups water or more
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp rasam powder

For Tempering

  • 1 tbsp ghee or clarified butter
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of hing or asafoetida
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 broken dry red chili

For Garnishing

  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

Ingredients For Rasam Powder

  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 kashmiri dry red chilies non-spicy
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds

INSTRUCTIONS

To Make The Rasam Powder

  • Dry roast all the rasam powder ingredients together over a low flame until you get the aroma.
  • Then transfer to a plate to stop the roasting process and allow them to completely cool down.
  • Once done blend all these into a smooth powder. Then set aside.

To Make Tomato Rasam

  • Firstly pressure cook the tomatoes with water for 3 whistles over a high flame and allow the pressure to settle down on its own.
  • Remove the tomatoes from the pressure cooker and reserve the liquid for later use.
  • Remove the skin of the tomatoes and grind them to a smooth puree.
  • Now take a pan, add the reserved water in it. You can add a little more water if you like. Add pureed tomatoes, salt, a tbsp rasam powder. Stir and bring it to boil for 4-5 minutes over simmer flame.
  • Then turn off the flame and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pot. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Once the seeds start spluttering add hing, dry red chili and curry leaves. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Then immediately pour the tempering over the rasam. Cover with a lid and leave it for 2 minutes.
  • Finally, add the chopped coriander leaves and Serve hot.

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This recipe is a part of our FB group ‘Healthy wellthy Cuisine‘ for the theme Rasam.

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