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easy rasam recipe – just plain rasam happens to be a family favorite. i just don’t make rasam when we have cold but on regular days too, especially in the winters.

rasam can be made in two ways – with rasam powder and without rasam powder. i make this rasam recipe when i do not have rasam powder at home. this rasam recipe is adapted from the popular tomato rasam recipe on the blog. the recipe is made without lentils too.

this rasam is sour, spicy and is warming to the palette. its best to have rasam in chilly winters or when you are suffering from cough and cold. the spices & herbs that go into the rasam like cumin, black pepper, garlic and tamarind help in relieving the cold and also act as a digestives.

rasam can be had plain like a soup as an appetizer. it can also be served with steamed rice along with a side vegetable dish like beans poriyal, beetroot poriyal or even along with vegetable sambar.

so lets begin with step by step easy rasam recipe:
1. soak tamarind in warm water for 20-30 mins.

soak tamarind for rasam

2. later squeeze the soaked tamarind to a pulp. strain and keep aside. in the below pic, the tamarind pulp is not strained.

squeeze tamarind

3. in a dry grinder or coffee grinder, ground cumin seeds, black pepper and garlic to a semi fine consistency.

rasam powder

4. heat oil and temper with mustard, asafoetida, dry red chilies and curry leaves.

tempering for rasam recipe

5. add the chopped tomatoes. saute till the tomatoes soften.

preparing rasam

6. then add the semi coarsely ground cumin seeds, black pepper and garlic and turmeric powder.

adding spices to make rasam

7. stir and add the strained tamarind pulp along with water and salt.

tamarind pulp for rasam recipe

8. let the rasam come to a gentle boil.

boil the rasam

9. switch off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves.

add coriander leaves to rasam recipe

10. stir and serve the rasam hot with steamed rice or as an appetizer.

easy rasam recipe, rasam recipe, rasam recipes

if you are looking for more rasam recipes then do check dal rasam, tamarind rasam, drumstick rasam, tomato rasam and pepper cumin rasam recipe.

easy rasam recipe details below:

easy rasam recipe made without rasam powder

 


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Prep time

30 mins


Cook time

20 mins


Total time

50 mins

 

easy rasam recipe made without rasam powder.


Author: dassana

Recipe type: main

Cuisine: south indian

Serves: 3-4


Ingredients

main ingredients:


1 lemon sized tamarind/imli (approx 1 tbsp tightly packed seedless tamarind) + ½ cup warm water
1 medium tomato, chopped
2 cups water
10-12 curry leaves/kadi patta
two pinch of asafoetida/hing
½ tsp turmeric powder/haldi
1 tsp mustard seeds/rai
2-3 red chilies, broken and deseeded
2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
2 tbsp oil
salt as required

to be powdered to a semi coarse consistency:


3 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp whole black pepper
6-7 garlic, roughly chopped



Instructions


soak the tamarind in ½ cup warm water for 20 to 30 mins.
squeeze the pulp from the soaked tamarind. strain and keep aside.
in a dry grinder or coffee grinder, powder the cumin seeds, whole black pepper and garlic to a semi fine consistency.
heat oil in a pan. crackle the mustard seeds first.
add the curry leaves, red chilies & asafoetida and fry for some seconds till the red chilies deepen their color.
temper on a low flame so that the spices don’t burn.
than add the tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes soften.
then add the semi coarsely powdered cumin, black pepper and garlic along with turmeric powder.
stir and then add the tamarind pulp. add water and stir well. season with salt.
just let the whole rasam come to a gentle boil uncovered.
then switch off the fire and add chopped coriander leaves.
serve rasam hot, plain or with steamed rice.


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